Healthcare Reform - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Healthcare Reform

HPAE believes that quality, affordable health care should be a right of all Americans. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) needs to be improved, millions of Americans have gained health insurance and important consumer protections are now the law of the land, including the prohibition on insurance companies of using pre-existing conditions to prevent individuals from accessing affordable healthcare. Now, with a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump administration determined to repeal the ACA and to make healthcare less affordable and accessible, HPAE, other unions, and community groups are fighting to save our healthcare benefits.   


In Major Defeat for Trump, Push to Repeal Health Law Fails
Mar 27 2017

House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday in a major defeat for President Trump on the first legislative showdown

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HPAE Statement on the Republican Plan to Repeal the ACA
Mar 07 2017

HPAE President Ann Twomey responded today to the Congressional Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This plan will take away health coverage for millions of patients, while providing large tax cuts for the very wealthy and pharmaceutical and

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Hundreds Rally in Philly to Save Our Healthcare
Feb 27 2017

Hundreds of concerned citizens came to a rally in Philadelphia on Saturday to defend the gains we've made in providing healthcare benefits to millions of previously uninsured Americans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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