Getting AAs and NHPIs Covered (Enrollment Assistance)


Enrollment Assistance Infographic Last year we surveyed over 6,500 Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders across 10 states during the Affordable Care Act’s 2014 enrollment period. What did we learn? Enrollment assistance played a major roll in getting our communities covered.


What’s at Stake for the ACA in 2015?


It’s 2015 — a new Congress is in session and the King v. Burwell tax credits case will be heard before the Supreme Court. What does all this mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? During this webinar, attendees will learn how the ACA may be impacted due to the composition of…

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Amicus Brief in King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case

Health Brief

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case has potentially significant consequences for millions of Americans, including the 4.5 million currently insured through the federal health…

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Access to the Affordable Care Act for Asian American and Pacific Islander Small Business Owners and Employees in California

Fact Sheet

With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. healthcare system is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. In 2014, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) conducted a qualitative research project consisting of focus groups and key informant interviews in order to understand how these changes affect underserved populations,…

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Action for Health Justice Open Enrollment Social Media Toolkit


This social media toolkit is intended to help you get started with your Open Enrollment online outreach and education. The toolkit covers basic social media “how to’s” for Facebook and Twitter and tips for social media success. You will also find a social media timeline of Twitter and Facebook messaging for the days leading up…

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Improving the Road to ACA Coverage: Lessons Learned on Outreach, Education, and Enrollment for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities


The opening of the health insurance exchanges and the expansion of the Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided opportunities for millions of Americans to gain health insurance coverage. Still, many Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) faced major barriers and challenges during the first Open…

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Medicaid Reinstatement for COFA Migrants

Fact Sheet

COFA Migrants and Our National Security Since 1986, the Compacts of Free Association (COFA) have defined the relationship between the United States and the independent governments of the Freely Associated States (FAS) including: the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau. Under the Compact, in exchange for…