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Comment Letter on Census Data Products

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomes this opportunity to provide comments on data products and tables developed by the Census Bureau using 2020 Census data. APIAHF is the nation’s leading health policy group working to advance the health and well-being of over 20 million Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and…

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Comment Letter on Medicare Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

Testimony and Comments

Re: CMS-1693-P Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Payment Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program   Dear Administrator Verma:  The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Public Charge Proposal is an Attack on AAPI Families

Infographics

A new reported “Public Charge” proposal from the White House threatens Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders (AAPI), and other immigrant communities. Under this proposed regulation, anyone applying for a green card or entry to the U.S. could be denied if they or their family members, including their U.S.-born children, use government programs. Many families may be forced to…

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REACH Letter to Congress Appropriations

Letter, Testimony and Comments

Dear Senator Blunt, Senator Murray, Representative Cole and Representative DeLauro: As you work to complete a final appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), we write you to urge that you maximize funding for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. In June, we joined 147 other…

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Letter to HHS Secretary Azar on GAO Open Enrollment

Letter, Testimony and Comments

Letter from 8 organizations — Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Community Catalyst, Families USA, Get America Covered, National Health Law Program, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Young Invincibles — to HHS Secretary Alex Azar. Dear Secretary Azar: We are writing to you as organizations concerned with ensuring a successful HealthCare.gov open enrollment period…

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APIAHF Comment Letter on Health Care Innovation Caucus

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on Health Care Innovation Caucus Request for Information (RFI). As an organization that values and strives for high-quality affordable care for all, APIAHF welcomes the creation of this bi-partisan caucus and its drive to examine policy solutions that improve health care…

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Comments on Title X Family Planning Program Proposed Rule

Letter

On behalf of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule on the Title X Family Planning Program, entitled Compliance with Statutory Program Integrity Requirements (“the proposed rule” hereafter). For over thirty years, APIAHF has served as the…

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Letter of Organizational Support for HEAA 2018

Letter

Over 300 groups comprise the HEAA Community Working Group dedicated to supporting the solutions advanced in HEAA. This organizational letter of support to health leaders of the Congressional Tri-Caucus expresses support for the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 (HEAA). HEAA is a comprehensive, broadly-supported legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. HEAA is…