Health

NEW REPORT: Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Roe Exacerbates the Need to Expand Medicaid And Premium Subsidies Under the ACA

Protect Our Care is releasing a new report that highlights the urgent need for Congress to protect and expand women’s access to health care in the wake of the Supreme Court’s elimination of the constitutional right to an abortion. The report lays out the dire consequences for women of childbearing age and their families if Congress fails to make the American Rescue Plan’s enhanced premium tax credits permanent and close the Medicaid coverage gap. Read more →


Today, the Biden administration announced that a record 14.5 million people have signed up for health coverage during the 2022 open enrollment period. In California, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington DC, residents can continue to sign up for coverage through January 31 Read more →


As New Hampshire communities grapple with the surge of the Omicron variant, access to reliable, quality health care has never been more important. That’s why I was laser-focused on bringing down the costs of premiums through negotiations around the American Rescue Plan – now, affordable health care is within reach for more working families,” said Senator Jeanne Shaheen. “As the January 15th deadline to sign up for health insurance through the ACA quickly approaches, I encourage Granite Staters to sign up for this life-saving coverage.” Read more →


Today, health advocates and consumers joined Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Protect Our Care NH to discuss the House passage of the Build Back Better Act, the most significant expansion of affordable health care since the Affordable Care Act.  Read more →