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Connecting Limited-English Proficient Individuals to Health Care Services: The Important Role of Community-Based Organizations

Health Brief

This brief discusses the importance of integrating community based organizations (CBOs) into health care delivery systems. It describes the challenges facing hospitals, providers, and CBOs in assisting limited English proficient (LEP) individuals. It also provides a description of community health workers and their role in the healthcare delivery system and current funding models to support…

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Racial Equity Leaders Letter to Senate Opposing ACA Repeal Bill

Testimony and Comments

Excerpt from letter: As organizations representing civil rights, health, and social justice perspectives and that work to promote racial equity and advance racial healing, we believe all children and families should have the opportunities and resources they need to reach their full potential and thrive. Meaningful access to quality, comprehensive, and affordable health coverage and…

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Comment Letter to the Office of Management and Budget 2017

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) appreciates the opportunity to submit additional comments on potential changes to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. APIAHF is the nation’s leading health policy group working to advance the health and well-being of…

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Comment Letter on AA and NHPI Response to OMB Interagency Working Group Notice

Testimony and Comments

The undersigned 247 organizations, representing a diverse spectrum of health, justice, civil rights and social services organizations welcome the opportunity to submit comments on potential changes to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. As the nation continues to diversify and the population…

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ACA Repeal Facts Infographics

Infographics

Repealing the ACA will be devastating for the 2 million AAs and NHPIs who stand to lose coverage and many other lawfully present immigrant communities who would be locked out. The bill singles out groups like Compact of Free Association (COFA) communities who are currently eligible for tax credits under the ACA by removing their…

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Comment Letter on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization Proposed Rule

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the February 17th proposed rule, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization, docket number CMS-9929-P. We are writing to express our deep concerns about multiple provisions in the proposed rule that would reduce access to healthcare for consumers,…

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Written Statement for the Record for the Hearing Entitled: "Markup of Committee Print, Budget Reconciliation Legislative Recommendations and H. Res 154"

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the March 8, 2017 markup of the “American Health Care Act” before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce entitled “Markup of Committee Print, Budget Reconciliation Legislative Recommendations and H. Res 154.” APIAHF is a national health justice…

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Written Statement for the Record for the Hearing Entitled "Markup: Budget Reconciliation Recommendations to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the March 8, 2017 markup of the “American Health Care Act” before the House Committee on Ways and Means entitled “Markup: Budget Reconciliation Recommendations to Repeal and Replace Obamacare.” APIAHF is a national health justice organization that influences…