All posts by Kelsey Raines

Press Release: House Passes Trumpcare Bill with 10 Ohio Representatives Voting Yes – May 4, 2017

Press Release: House Passes Trumpcare Bill with 10 Ohio Representatives Voting Yes – May 4, 2017 Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act, or “Trumpcare,” the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill narrowly passed by a vote of 217-213. Under this bill, an estimated

Latest Changes to American Health Act Little More than a Fig Leaf

Latest Changes to American Health Act Little More than a Fig Leaf The latest additions to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) will do nothing to cure its fundamental defects of breaking repeated promises from Congressional Republicans to protect people with pre-existing conditions. House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the AHCA from the floor in March

Call Your Representatives – Possible Vote on Trumpcare TOMORROW

Call Your Representatives – Possible Vote on Trumpcare TOMORROW The House has revived their Trumpcare bill again, this time with an amendment that would take away care from people with pre-existing conditions. The bill has more support this time around, and the House could vote TOMORROW. You must call your representative today and tell them

Press Release: Congress Revives Trumpcare Again, Targets Pre-Existing Conditions – 4/27/2017

Press Release: Congress Revives Trumpcare Again, Targets Pre-Existing Conditions – 4/27/2017 House Republicans are again trying to revive the American Health Care Act, or Trumpcare, after the bill was pulled before going to a vote in late March. The Congressional Budget Office estimated that the original bill would cause 24 million people to lose health

Press Release: Proposed State Budget Adds Work Requirements for Medicaid Expansion – 4/26/2017

Press Release: Proposed State Budget Adds Work Requirements for Medicaid Expansion- 4/26/2017 Yesterday Ohio’s House of Representatives released their proposed state budget for fiscal years 2018-2019, including the state Medicaid budget. The proposed Medicaid budget would change the eligibility requirements for the Medicaid expansion so that to qualify, enrollees would need to meet one of

Congress Revives Trumpcare Again, Targets Pre-Existing Conditions

Congress Revives Trumpcare Again, Targets Pre-Existing Conditions Once again, House Republicans are trying to revive their failed Trumpcare bill, this time with changes that could take away coverage from even more people, including people with pre-existing conditions. Click here for a refresher on what the original bill would mean for Ohio. A change to the