The Vegetable Ranch produces a wide variety of vegetables for sale direct to consumers, including this early spring display of lettuce, bok choi, Swiss Chard and tomatoes at the Concord Farmers’ Market.
Americans Voted for COVID Relief, Lowering Health Care Costs and Increasing Health Care Coverage by Building on the Affordable Care Act
Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response and Ongoing War on Health Care Is Especially Dangerous for People with Disabilities
Rural Americans are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic due to higher prevalence of pre-existing conditions, lower coverage rates, and other barriers to accessing health care. As the virus has spread, rural communities are now facing severe outbreaks, overwhelming hospitals that were already vulnerable before the pandemic. Through his failed coronavirus response and attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid, President Trump is only fueling this crisis in rural America.
Expanding access to Medicaid for parents has had ripple effects for their children. If the ACA is struck down, this progress could be reversed.
President Trump’s failure to adequately respond to the pandemic has had unique social, economic, and health implications for women. Women are both on the front lines of responding to the crisis as care workers and on the front lines at home – many having left the workforce to care for their children as an unrelenting virus has forced schools to move online. This exodus from the workforce has likely resulted in the loss of health care coverage for women, as the pandemic continues to ravage the United States
Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response Has Uniquely Impacted Seniors
Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to a full Senate floor vote, despite her unwillingness to answer questions about Americans’ health care during her hearings last week and President Trump’s transparent intent to rush her onto the court to overturn the ACA. One week after Election Day, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in California v. Texas, Trump’s lawsuit to completely dismantle the Affordable Care Act
Senator Maggie Hassan, Representative Anne Kuster, and Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will join Protect Our Care and Covering New Hampshire to Discuss the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Granite Staters as Open Enrollment Begins November 1
As LRGH Files for Bankruptcy, Report Highlights Threats to Rural Healthcare Protect Our Care shows New Hampshire’s rural residents face a reduction in health care coverage and access on a number of fronts