April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?
That’s the challenge...Read more >
January 20, 2020:
A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will soon announce a decision in Texas v. United States, the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The appeals court heard oral arguments in July 2019,...Read more >
July 11, 2019: President Trump is trying to rip away our health care by going to court to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in its entirety. If the Trump lawsuit is successful, it will strip coverage from millions of Americans, raise premiums, end protections for p...Read more >
December 04, 2018:
Excerpts From the Washington Post
Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, issued new guidance to states that would allow weakening of provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
The Trump administration is urgin...Read more >
July 26, 2018: As of June 15, 2018, the House Budget Committee has not produced a budget for FY 2019. However, the 150-member strong Republican Study Committee (RSC) did draft a budget, and many of their proposals or similar proposals have been included in previous...Read more >
October 23, 2017:
In addition to avidly encouraging repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Congress, President Trump has stepped up his own aggressive and systematic campaign to sabotage and dismantle the ACA. Despite growing popularity of the ACA, Trump...Read more >
August 07, 2017: In the aftermath of the U.S. Senate's unseemly spectacle over health care repeal and replace, this would be a good time for elected officials to end the political nonsense.
There's good reason why the public noise around the issue has been emotio...Read more >
May 30, 2017: On May 24, 2017 the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the American Health Care Act that was passed in the House on May 4th. According to the CBO the AHCA will cause about 23 million people to lose health insurance and $834 billion ...Read more >
May 07, 2017:
Despite unprecedented outrage from constituents and a 17% approval rating seven (7) Congressional Representatives in New York State voted to take health care away from 2.7 million New Yorkers.
Congressional Representatives Lee Zeldin (R/...Read more >
April 26, 2017: Still Contains the Unsavory Parts of the Previous Attempt at “Reform”
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to media reports on the House Republicans' latest...Read more >