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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

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

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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"

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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

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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…

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Written Statement for the Record for the Hearing Entitled "Patient Relief from Collapsing Health Exchanges"

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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the February 1, 2017 hearing before the House Subcommittee on Health entitled “Patient Relief from Collapsing Health Exchanges.” As the nation’s oldest and largest health policy and public health organization working with Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific…

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Written Statement Entitled "Obamacare Emergency: Stabilizing the Individual Health Insurance Market"

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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the February 1, 2017 hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee entitled “Obamacare Emergency: Stabilizing the Individual Health Insurance Market.” As the nation’s oldest and largest health policy and public health organization working with Asian…

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Written Statement for the Record for the Hearing Entitled "Strengthening Medicaid and Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable"

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this written testimony for the record for the February 1, 2017 hearing before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce entitled “Strengthening Medicaid and Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable.” APIAHF is a national health justice organization that influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations…

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Comment Letter to the Office of Management and Budget 2016

Testimony and Comments

The federal White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is asking for public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity data. Federal agencies are required to follow these standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian (NH),…