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Call to Action: Urge Legislators to Vote No on AHCA!

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) soon. A bill that, if passed, could result in an estimated 14 million Americans losing their health care coverage in 2018 in addition to a projected cut of more than $800 billion to Medicaid over the next decade!

CMA Federal Health Reform Update

This afternoon, House Republican leaders cancelled the much-anticipated vote on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and replace legislation – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – after failing to garner the necessary votes. CMA is urging physician leaders to stay engaged by calling and writing your Member of Congress.

Call to Action: Urge Congress to Preserve Coverage and Improve Access to Physicians!

The House Republicans' ACA repeal and replace bill – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – is headed to the House floor for a vote as early as next week. Congressional leadership is aiming to pass the bill before the April spring recess – and they need to hear from you today!

Congressional Budget Office Scoring of American Health Care Act

Late yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office released its report providing estimates of the impact the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have on federal spending, the health insurance market, and the number of Americans with health care coverage. See a summary of the report, as well as the AMA’s statement in response.