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Power. Progress. Prevention...

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter March 24, 2017 American Health Care Act After failing to secure the needed votes for the American Health Care Act, House Republicans today withdrew the bill from consideration. I..

Proposed changes to American Health..

House Republicans have made some changes to their proposed health care bill currently making its way through Congress. In a seven page “manager’s amendment,” Republican Members have added numerous provisions to shore up support for the bill. Th..

The American Health Care Act..

Last night, the House released its replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act, the American Health Care Act. This bill makes significant changes to the health care system, and keeps some parts of the Affordable Care Act in place while ending others..

Prevention on the chopping block..

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) included new funding for preventive health and new protections for cancer survivors. We need to act now to protect these programs. The following programs are in danger: Prevention and Public Health..

Cervical cancer kills more women th..

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cervical cancer death rates have been declining for the past 40 years in the United States. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers thanks to the HPV vaccine, which pro..

The Patient Freedom Act: What would..

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) have released the first proposal for a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Titled the “Patient Freedom Act,” this bill would provide a compromise, where states could choose whether..