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Trump’s “health plan” raises major alarms in California

Responding to President-elect Donald Trump’s “health plan” released today (https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html), here’s a comment from Anthony Wright, executive director, Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition: “President-elect Trump’s health plan of a few paragraphs has virtually no detail, but just enough to raise major alarm about the significant threats to Medicare, Medicaid, the […]

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Important deadline for kids with pre-existing medical condition

Deadline March 1: Under new law, children with pre-existing medical conditions who sign up for health insurance in an open-enrollment period can’t be charged more than twice what other children are charged for the same plan. The open enrollment periods include the first 60 days of 2011, the child’s birthday month, and during other changes […]

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House health-reform passage a monumental moment

Anthony Wright, a tireless advocate for the right kind of health reform as executive director of Health Access California, had this to say immediately after the 220-215 passage in the U.S. House of Representatives on Saturday night of H.R. 3962: “We thank all of California’s Democratic congressional representatives for voting for desperately needed comprehensive health […]

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