Author: ITUP

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bill that Will Lead to Millions of Uninsured

May 5, 2017

On May 4, 2017, the United States (U.S.) House of Representatives passed a budget resolution, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) (H.R. 1628), as amended. AHCA passed on a party line vote, 217-213. The AHCA is intended to deliver on the Republican pledge to “repeal and replace”…

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ITUP ACA Watch, Issue 3 — The False Equivalency of High-Risk Pools to Replace the ACA

April 25, 2017

Many Republican proposals to repeal, replace or rollback the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) reintroduce state-based high-risk pools for individuals with pre-existing and high-cost health conditions. California’s pre-ACA experience with a state high-risk pool, discussed in this…

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Notes from the Field: California Legislative Hearings Put a Spotlight on the Impact of the ACA

April 3, 2017

Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) recently had the honor of participating in several health reform public hearings held around California. At the invitation of state elected officials, ITUP’s executive director, Deborah Kelch, testified as an independent expert on California’s…

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Notes from the Field: Resources

April 3, 2017

PowerPoint Presentations ITUP Testimony Senate Health Committee 3-23-17 ITUP Testimony Assembly Health Committee 3-22-17 ITUP Testimony Senate Health Bakersfield 1-19-17 Senate Hearing Videos Bakersfield Fresno San Diego

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ITUP ACA Watch, Issue 2 — Congressional Budget Office Scores the American Health Care Act

March 16, 2017

The second Issue in the series provides information and analyses on the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) review of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The GOP proposed AHCA would dismantle significant portions of the federal Affordable Care Act. This ACA…

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ITUP ACA Watch — FAQs on ACA Repeal and Replace

December 12, 2016

Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) today launched a new publication series to be known as ACA Watch. In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, California’s reform progress, and progress around the country, is at risk. President-Elect Trump, and Republican members of Congress…

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Where Should We Be Going?

January 21, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a hybrid with many moving parts: incorporating employer mandates, individual responsibility and refundable tax credits (shared responsibility), and a Medicaid expansion. It is unclear which parts over time will give way to others. Some predict…

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ObamaCare 101: The Affordable Care Act

July 12, 2013

ITUP hosted a series of educational trainings entitled ObamaCare 101: An Educational Training on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). During the trainings, ITUP discussed key components of the ACA and provided a comprehensive overview of how health coverage will change in California under…

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