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Oregon Man Worries ACA Repeal Could Deny Him a New Heart

Oregon Man Worries ACA Repeal Could Deny Him a New Heart

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Nick Tran is among 52 million adults under 65 with a pre-existing condition that would have made him uninsurable in the pre-Obamacare days.


Top Democrats, Cancer Patients Unite Against Obamacare Repeal


Long Beach VoiceWaves, Video, Crystal Niebla, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi alongside fellow congressional Democrats, cancer patients, and Long Beach stakeholders gathered to defend the Affordable Care Act.


More Americans Care for Elderly Relatives, But Who Cares for the Caregivers?


Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 16, 2017

As a new national report details families' eldercare burdens, experts are calling on the new Trump administration to create a caregiving strategy.


Parents With Autistic Kids Could Lose Care in ACA Repeal


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Republicans in the Senate have already begun the disruptive process of dismantling Obamacare, saying it has failed to achieve what it was designed to do – provide affordable health care for all documented Americans -- even though evidence suggests otherwise.


People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health care advocates.


California Faces Major Reversal if Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law


California Healthline, News Report, Chad Terhune, Posted: Nov 10, 2016

California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare.


Advocates Push for More Expanded Medi-Cal Sign-Ups to Access Dental and Mental Care


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Health care advocates are urging parents of undocumented children enrolled in full-scope Medi-Cal to take advantage of the benefits it offers, particularly in the areas of dental care and mental care.


Parents Know About Health Care for All Kids Law, But Few Are Aware of Its Benefits


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Six months into the Health Care For All Kids law, many children have transitioned to it, but few parents know of its extensive benefits.


Latino Voters Can Be the 'Unstoppable Giant'


VoiceWaves, First Person, Elizabeth Campos, Posted: Nov 03, 2016

A young woman who did not vote in 2012 says that this time, it's different.


Sister Watches Helplessly as Uninsured Brother Slowly Slips Away


New America Media, First Person, Lourdes Sevilla as told to Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 19, 2016

A sister, living in Fresno, Calif., tells how lack of access to timely medical intervention claimed the life of her undocumented and uninsured brother as he struggled with a rare disease.

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