APIAHF

APIAHF Commends IOM for Addressing Women’s Preventive Care

For Immediate Release July 20, 2011 Washington, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) applauds the release of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) new report, “Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps” which recommends the addition of a handful of preventive services for women to the list of covered services…

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HHS New Draft Standards for Data Collection and Reporting Will Improve Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health

For Immediate Release June 29, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their commitment to improving the collection and reporting of data on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) and other minority communities. The new…

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APIAHF Urges Senate to Vote No on House-passed Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 Washington, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today urged the U.S. Senate to protect seniors and low- and moderate income families by rejecting the House-passed fiscal year 2012 budget, H. Con. Res. 34. On April 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a budget…

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Proposals to Weaken Health Care Reform Medicaid Provisions Are Not the Solution

For Immediate Release March 01, 2011 Washington, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today urged the U.S. of House of Representatives to protect the maintenance of effort requirement on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) under health care reform in response to a House Committee on Energy and…

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APIAHF Urges U.S. Senate to Pass Health Care Reform Reconciliation Act

For Immediate Release March 24, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today urged the U.S. Senate to make additional improvements to our nation’s health care system by quickly passing the House-passed Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872). “Over one-in-six Asian Americans and one-in-four…

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APIAHF Congratulates Congress on Passage of the Health Care Reform Reconciliation Act

For Immediate Release March 26, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today applauded Congress for passing the Health Care & Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872). The legislation makes important improvements to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law by the President earlier…

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APIAHF Applauds Signing of Health Care Reform Reconciliation Act

For Immediate Release March 30, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today applauded President Barack Obama for signing the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872) into law. The Reconciliation Act enhances provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordability Act (H.R. 3590) which was signed…

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Governor Schwarzenegger’s Budget Revision Cuts Vital Programs for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

For Immediate Release May 17, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) today expressed grave concern about California Governor Schwarzenegger’s May Revision to his budget proposal. The Governor’s May Revision maintains drastic cuts from his January budget proposal and makes additional cuts and reductions to vital programs for Asian…

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