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Access to high quality, affordable health care, including reproductive health care, is critical to an individual’s health, economic security, and dignity.

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What Happens to Your Health Care Access Without the ACA or Planned Parenthood?

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Déjà Vu: Another ACA Repeal Bill That Would Harm Women’s Health

Senate Republicans have introduced yet another bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which once again would be disastrous for women’s health, and here’s hoping that it meets the same fate as all of the

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The Real Harm of False Medicaid Stereotypes

Many of the bill’s provisions that would fundamentally alter the Medicaid program are predicated on frequently-invoked racial stereotypes.

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Our Verdict on the Senate’s “New” Bill to Repeal Health Care: Still Heartless

It made the old bill even worse and it still keeps all the provisions from the old bill that devastate women’s health care access.

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Senate Health Bill’s Effects Even Worse in 20 Years

The CBO’s analysis of the longer-term effects of the bill spells it out plain and clear: drastic cuts to the program that will result in many, many people losing Medicaid coverage.

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22 Million Losing Health Care: What the CBO Score Doesn’t Tell Us About How the Senate Repeal Bill Harms Women

The bill would impose drastic cuts to the Medicaid program and force individuals to pay more for health care that does not meet their needs.

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Could You Afford To Pay $20,000 Out-Of-Pocket for Routine Medical Care? If the ACA is Repealed, You May Have To

Last month, I suddenly came down with sharp stomach pains. Nine hours later I was being rolled into an operating room to have my appendix removed.

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I Once Ate Only Bread and Bananas So I Could Afford Health Care

It might seem incredibly naïve and privileged, but when I moved to the U.S. from Australia as a dual citizen of both countries, I had never really thought about my health care.

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What You Need to Know about the Senate’s Rumored “Fixes” to the House’s ACA Repeal Bill

Here are four things you need to know about the Senate’s rumored proposed “fixes” to the House repeal bill.

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CBO Score Proves that ACA Repeal Bill Will Force Cuts to Medicaid Enrollment

I want to draw your attention to something that’s being treated a bit like a sideshow: the horrific changes to Medicaid proposed in the House-passed ACA repeal bill.

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CBO Confirms, the ACA Repeal Bill Will Devastate Health Care

” Those who will be priced out of the market will be individuals who are less healthy, including those with preexisting conditions – individuals who most need insurance coverage to stay healthy and economically secure.

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The House ACA Repeal Bill Limits Access to Health Insurance Coverage for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

The House-passed bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the American Health Care Act (AHCA), threatens access to affordable health insurance coverage for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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How Is This Happening Again: Congress and Trump are Trying to Repeal the ACA and It’s Even Worse This Time

61% of voters support keeping and improving the law. But instead, House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump are once again trying to take insurance coverage away from millions of people.

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