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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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COFA Act Community Support Letter for 2017 115 Congress

Testimony and Comments

As organizations that care deeply about improving the health of Pacific Islanders, we write in support of the Covering our FAS Allies (COFA) Act. We believe that Congress must restore Medicaid coverage for communities lawfully residing in the United States under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA) between the U.S. and the Federated States of…

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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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Racial Equity Leaders Letter to Senate Opposing ACA Repeal Bill

Testimony and Comments

Excerpt from letter: As organizations representing civil rights, health, and social justice perspectives and that work to promote racial equity and advance racial healing, we believe all children and families should have the opportunities and resources they need to reach their full potential and thrive. Meaningful access to quality, comprehensive, and affordable health coverage and…

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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

Testimony and Comments

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

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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Written Statement for the Record for the Hearing Entitled: "Markup of Committee Print, Budget Reconciliation Legislative Recommendations and H. Res 154"

Testimony and Comments

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…