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Successful HEAA Provisions

Memo

For over a decade, the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) has been introduced each Congress by members of the Congressional Black, Hispanic and Asian and Pacific American Caucuses. HEAA serves as a key marker of how health equity advocates in Congress and in policy organizations would comprehensively address disparities. However, HEAA also has been…

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The Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018

Fact Sheet

The Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) is a comprehensive, broadly-supported legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. HEAA is the only legislation that holistically addresses health inequalities, their intersections with immigration status, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, and socio-economic status, along with obstacles associated with historical and…

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APIAHF Comment Letter HHS 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

Testimony and Comments

Absence of the Affordable Care Act We begin our comments by noting the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for AA and NHPI communities and particularly the importance of its consumer protections for these communities. From our work with AA and & NHPI communities, we understand the role the ACA has played in improving…

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AA and NHPI Communities and Open Enrollment

Webinar

With Open Enrollment starting on November 1 and just 45 days to enroll in and renew coverage, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI) communities have much at stake. Join the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) and the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) and hear from speakers from…