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AONE Advocacy Alert on Repeal and Replace of the ACA

Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Stout
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The Senate is poised to potentially vote in the coming days on new legislation to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill sponsors, Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dean Heller (R-NV) and Ron Johnson (R-WI), are attempting to close in on the needed 51 votes for passage before budget reconciliation instructions expire on Sept. 30. After Sept. 30, the bill would need 60 votes for passage under regular Senate rules.

Please urgeyour senators, particularly Republicans, to protect health coverage and oppose the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill.

While the Congressional Budget Office has not scored the bill yet, coverage for millions of Americans could be at risk. We will continueto urge senators to work in a bipartisan manner to address the challenges facing our health care system.

Urge Your Senators to Oppose New Legislation to Repeal and Replace the ACA

Learn more:

  • The AHA will hold a special members-only conference call on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. ET to discuss the bill and the implications for hospitals and health systems and our patients. Register here.
  • Please see the AHA'sLegislative Advisory for a detailed summary of the legislation.