Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Affordable Care Task Force Newsletter -  March 14, 2017

Featured Story
Lottery Losers Under the GOP Bill

Stand Up!  Speak Out!
Call Faso Today!
Tell him to vote against H.R.1409, the GOP ACA repeal Bill
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Report Is Out

Twenty-four million lose coverage by 2026

But the rich get richer

Read the whole CBO report here

The CBO Isn't the Only Objective Source 

The White House Office of Management and Budget: A worse uninsured prediction than CBO's 

Tax Policy Center: GOP would help the wealthiest

The Commonwealth Foundation:  GOP premium penalties more onerous than individual mandate

Standard and Poor: GOP Bill would increase costs and debt for not-for-profit hospitals

Brookings Institute: Estimated 15 million uninsured even before CBO report

Coming Events

Rally to Support Planned Parenthood 
Saturday, March 18 at 2 PM – 4 PM
7th Street Park Hudson

Town Hall on Affordable Care Act With Rob Bujan
Wednesday, March 22 at 6 PM - 7:15 PM

360 Warren St., Hudson

Learn About Successful Local Opioid Treatment Program
Saturday, March 25 at 3PM - 6PM
Hudson Library Community Rm, 51 N. 5th Street, Hudson

About the Affordable Care Task Force
The ACTF provides fact-based information on health care issues, and promotes universal health care through events. It also works with other like-minded organizations and individuals to this end. ACTF is a subcommittee of the Columbia County Democratic Committee, but its approach is inclusive, and the information is selected or written for anyone who seeks knowledge about high-quality low cost health care. Keep up with ACA information on our Facebook page

ACTF members: Carol Peckham, Chair; Cyndy Hall, Keith Kanaga, Pam Kline
Physician review board: Anna Marie Assevero, MD., Richard Collens, MD


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