Take a look at updates on the current state of health care.
The current administration’s efforts to repeal key elements of the ACA, along with other policy changes could have devastating effects on the health of individuals and communities. Yet, there is plenty that foundations can do to continue to have deep impact in this ever-changing context.
Democrats in the Senate have made clear they will unanimously oppose the bill and Republicans have their own internal disagreements, too. Five of the biggest flashpoints will be: Medicaid, the increase in the number of uninsured, tax credits, Planned Parenthood and procedural problems with the bill.
If there are significant cuts to the federal subsidies for coverage, few, if any, states would be able to fund them on their own. To keep insurers in the market and bring costs down, state leaders might feel compelled to seek waivers allowing them to cut benefits and charge higher rates for sicker consumers.
Despite vocal opposition from nearly every major constituency affected by the bill, the vote produced the opposite result.
As the debate over the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) evolves, CHCF will maintain a list of data resources and emerging analyses, from CHCF and other organizations, on the potential impact on California.
This fact sheet from Health Access analyzes the AHCA proposal and its impact.
Information on the proposal to create a single payer system in California.