Affordable Care Act

My Pre-existing Condition

A blog post by Jillian Cardillo - I was 18 when I was diagnosed with my first "pre-existing" condition. After years of appointments, blood tests, and no one being able to figure out what was wrong with me, an ultrasound and a good endocrinologist gave me the diagnosis: an endocrine disorder that put me at high risk for diabetes and all the complications that come along with it.

 

The GOP's Secret Bill

Today the GOP introduced an Obamacare replacement bill created in secrecy that may drastically change your life -- and the lives of young people across the country. It's not just that they developed a bill in secret with corporate interests in mind and not the American people: now the Republicans don't even want have have fair, open and thorough hearings for it.

Demand that Congress listen to how this bill may impact Americans' lives. Only Republican House members, many of  whom have refused to meet with constituents, saw the bill before today.

 

Repealing Obamacare While You Sleep

While you slept last night, Senate Republicans took the first major vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

The Republican-led Senate started paving the way to repeal ACA by employing procedural tactics. Key components of ACA are under attack with this repeal tactic including Medicaid expansion, subsidies for premiums, and contraception coverage.