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What is Next in Federal Health Policy?


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

Testimony and Comments

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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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…

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ACA Repeal Facts 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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Mapping an Emerging National Health Equity Network


Since 2007, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has invested more than $20 million to support development of health equity collaboration within and across AA and NHPI communities throughout the nation. As a result of this investment – in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Health Forum (APIAHF) and Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) – significant learning…