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APIAHF Letter to Congressional Leaders on COFA and COVID-19

Letter

I am writing you, as you develop the highly needed next phases of COVID-19 response legislation, to ask that you include in it the bipartisan Covering Our FAS Allies Act (COFA Act, H.R. 4821 and S.2218). We appreciate that the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act (H.R. 6379) did include this measure, though we…

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COVID-19 Demographic Data Sign On Letter to HHS

Letter

In recent weeks, state and local officials have documented that communities of color are being disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. While anyone can be at risk for infection from the novel coronavirus, in the United States many systemic inequities, discrimination, and harmful social determinants of health have led to long-standing disparities in communities of…

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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 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),…

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Improving the Road to Coverage: ACA Outreach and Enrollment Two Year Overview

Infographics

Action for Health Justice (AHJ) is a collaborative of over 70 community-based organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers, and four national advocacy organizations working across 22 states who came together to help Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders enroll in health insurance coverage options through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This infographic is a…