Our voice was heard

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Because of the hard work from advocates across the country, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) today—a victory for older Americans, people with disabilities, and their families. Read More...

URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote “NO” Today

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The U.S. House of Representatives is voting today on a plan that would rip health coverage away from 24 million Americans, impose an unaffordable “age tax” on health care for older adults, end Medicaid as we know it, and undermine the Medicare guarantee. Recent changes to the proposal have only made a bad bill worse. Your voice has never been more important than it is today. Follow the steps below to urge your representative to vote “no” on the American Health Care Act. Read More...

What’s at Stake: Two New Yorkers Explain Why They’re Urging a “No” Vote on the American Health Care Act

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This week, Kim and Anita of New York wrote a letter to their representative in Congress urging a “no” vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Both women benefited from the Medicaid expansion of the ACA, and they wanted to express their fear and dismay that the AHCA would take this important coverage option away from others. Read More...

March 16 National Call-In Day: Tell Congress to Protect Our Care

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Congressional leaders are rushing to enact a plan that would rip health coverage away from 24 million Americans, impose an unaffordable “age tax” on health care for older adults, end Medicaid as we know it, and undermine the Medicare guarantee. Today is the day to make your voice heard. Tell Congress to protect our care by joining today’s national call-in day. Read More...