Tag Archives: AHCA

Join the July 29 Lives on the Line Health Care Action in Hartford

  By Lynne Ide Yet again, health care tops the news in Washington, D.C.  The U.S. Senate is poised to move forward and debate some version of a health care bill today and tomorrow – the exact details of which are unknown, … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part I

By Jill Zorn With all the political turmoil surrounding the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and destruction of Medicaid, support for single payer health care is growing.  This is the first in a series of blogs that … Continue reading

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3 Actions You Can Take Against the Bad Health Care Bill in D.C.

The U.S. Senate is poised to take action on their bill to gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week. The ACA replacement, the so-called “Better Care Reconciliation Act” will do much more harm than good.  Read more about it … Continue reading

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#LivesOnTheLine Action 6.22.17

Thank you to EVERYONE who answered our call to send selfies and/or photos of loved ones. #LivesOnTheLine is headed to Philly today (follow us on Instagram and Twitter for updates) and will be represented at Senator Richard Blumenthal’s Emergency Field … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Means a Triple Whammy for Connecticut’s Medicaid Program 

By Jill Zorn  Donald Trump’s budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness” is just the latest in a string of attacks against Connecticut’s Medicaid program. First, is the proposed state budget cut that would lead to 9,500 HUSKY A parents, with … Continue reading

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Will the Senate Save Us?  Don’t Count on It! 

By Jill Zorn The House passed the (Un) American Health Care Act (AHCA).  Now it’s up to the Senate to craft their version of the bill.  Can we count on senators to save us? Is There Hope? The Senate is … Continue reading

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Today’s Vote to Dismantle the ACA and Replace It with Hollow Promises Fails Millions of People

Today’s vote in the House of Representatives to dismantle the Affordable Care Act sets the stage for massive disruption for hundreds of thousands of Connecticut families. The bill they passed, the American Health Care Act: abandons Americans with pre-existing conditions, slashes … Continue reading

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