Uninsured / Safety Net

Fact Sheet September 2017 – Remaining Uninsured in California

September 13, 2017

California benefited more than most states from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because California fully embraced the ACA opportunities to expand coverage and streamline enrollment and retention processes. This also means that California has the most at stake in federal efforts to repeal or rollback the ACA coverage expansions. In the years preceding the ACA, […]

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Fact Sheet, June 2017 – Year-by-Year Impacts of the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 27, 2017

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017 strips insurance coverage from 22 million Americans by 2026, a similar result as the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). This ITUP Fact Sheet shows the year-by-year policy changes that eventually lead to dramatic waive of uninsured Americans. Download […]

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Fact Sheet, June 2017 – Meeting the Health Needs of the Immigrant Community In Uncertain Times

June 14, 2017

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided millions of uninsured U.S. residents, including uninsured legal permanent residents and naturalized citizens, with coverage opportunities through the Medicaid adult expansion and state-based exchanges with tax credits available to support affordability. However, ACA excludes the undocumented community from these opportunities. This fact sheet provides information on […]

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Fact Sheet, May 2017 – Summary of President Trump’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Plan

May 24, 2017

On May 23, 2017, the Trump Administration released its proposed federal fiscal year (FFY) 2018 budget plan which relies on draconian cuts to the safety-net to increase spending for the military, border security, tax reform and infrastructure. Download the Fact Sheet here. 

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