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Concord, NH — Last night, Reps. Chris Pappas, Ann Kuster, and their colleagues in the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from attacks by President Trump and elected Republicans across the country in the middle of a pandemic. As part of the appropriations process, Rep. Underwood’s amendment prohibits the Department of Justice from using funds to undermine the ACA, including its effort to completely overturn the law in California v. Texas, which will be heard in the Supreme Court’s upcoming term.  Read more →

New Digital Ad From POC Targets Trump and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Steve Daines (R-MT) and Martha McSally (R-AZ) for Continuing to Support Repealing the Health Care Law Read more →

In case you missed it, The New York Times reported on a new study estimating that 5.4 million American workers lost their health insurance between February and May of this year.  Read more →

As the country faces a once-in-a-lifetime health care crisis, it has never been more clear that President Trump’s war on health care is especially dangerous for seniors. Seniors are at high risk of developing serious complications if they contract coronavirus, with 80 percent of U.S. deaths occurring among those aged 65 and older. Despite dire warnings from experts, President Trump and Republican lawmakers across the country have prioritized reopening the economy while sacrificing the health and safety of our nation’s most vulnerable. Read more →

At a time when millions of people are facing the possibility of coronavirus and devastating health care bills, protecting coverage under the ACA is more important than ever. Before the ACA, individual market insurance was out of reach for millions due to pre-existing condition exclusions, coverage loopholes, and skyrocketing premiums. Now, 9 million people benefit from premium tax credits to help lower their health care costs, and everyone purchasing insurance through the marketplaces can have peace of mind knowing they have comprehensive coverage.  Read more →

Ahead of Monday’s House floor vote for the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act,” a landmark bill introduced by House Democrats to improve health care for Americans by building on key provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Protect Our Care is releasing two new fact sheets highlighting how building on the ACA by lowering costs and expanding coverage will help Black and Latino communities across the country. The fact sheets show overwhelming evidence of the Affordable Care Act’s historic contribution to improving health care for communities of color, particularly for Black Americans and Latinos.  Read more →