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Written Statement for the Record on the Hearing: “Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal”

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the September 25, 2017 hearing before the Senate Committee on Finance entitled “Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal.” We believe it is time for Congress to put aside attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and instead take needed steps to…

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What is Next in Federal Health Policy?

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At a time of shifting priorities and constantly changing news, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum invites you to join a brief webinar for an update on health care policy at the federal level. The webinar will cover where the Affordable Care Act stands post attempts to repeal it and what is ahead…

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CHIP Finance Testimony

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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the September 7, 2017 hearing before the Senate Committee on Finance entitled “The Children’s Health Insurance Program: The Path Forward.” As the nation’s oldest and largest health policy and public health organization working with Asian American, Native Hawaiian…

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REACH Letter Senate FY18

Letter, Testimony and Comments

Dear Chairman Cochran and Vice-Chair Leahy: We are writing to expressed our deep concern that funding for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program has been eliminated in the Senate Fiscal Year 2018 Health and Human Services appropriations bill. For nearly 20 years, REACH grantees have worked to improve public health and…

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COFA Act Community Support Letter for 2017 115 Congress

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As organizations that care deeply about improving the health of Pacific Islanders, we write in support of the Covering our FAS Allies (COFA) Act. We believe that Congress must restore Medicaid coverage for communities lawfully residing in the United States under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA) between the U.S. and the Federated States of…

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The Children's Health Insurance Program: Essential Coverage for Children of Color | Works Cited

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Works Cited Joan Alker, et al., Children’s Health Coverage Rate Now at Historic High of 95 Percent, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Center for Children and Families, October 2016, available at: http://ccf.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Kids-ACS-update-11-02-1.pdf. American Community Survey, Table S0201, 2015 estimates, available at: https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/151YR/S0201//popgroup~003|005|009|031|060|071|400. American Community Survey, Table DP03, Years 2011-2015, available at: https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/15SPT/DP03//popgroup~031|060. Sarah E. Anderson,…

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APIAHF Stabilization Priorities Letter

Testimony and Comments

We believe it is time for Congress to put aside attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and instead take needed steps to ensure that all Americans are able to afford and access health insurance that meets their needs. APIAHF is the nation’s leading policy organization working to advance the health and well-being of…