Press Releases Archive

November 15, 2017
(Boston, MA)- Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Rosenthal regarding the potential repeal of the individual mandate under the tax reform bill: “Health Care For All is deeply concerned about the latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Including the elimination of the individual mandate as part of the push to reform the tax code is nothing more than another... Read more »
November 3, 2017
  "Health Care For All applauds the continued progress of the health care bill as it passed out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, and urges Senators to continue to support the many provisions that improve care and lower costs. 
October 13, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - "Yesterday, the Trump Administration decided to double down on its efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by attacking two core aspects of the law: consumer protections and cost-sharing reductions (CSRs). After the congressional failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump is determined to utilize all tools available to him to challenge the individual... Read more »
October 12, 2017
Study Highlights Systemic And Societal Barriers As Well As Ways To Effectively Overcome Those Obstacles In Order To Pave The Way Towards Recovery For People With Mental Illness   Health Care For All (HCFA) released today "The Urgency of Early Engagement: Five Persistent Barriers to Mental Health Treatment, Care and Recovery in Massachusetts and the Search for Solutions."  
September 26, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - "Health Care For All (HCFA) is relieved by the news that the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will not go to the floor for a vote this week as anticipated. This proposed legislation would have had disastrous consequences for the country at large and for Massachusetts specifically. If Graham-Cassidy became law, an estimate of 665,000... Read more »
September 20, 2017
(Boston, MA) - "Massachusetts residents, physicians and businesses are concerned about the potential impact of the Graham-Cassidy proposal in Massachusetts. This new attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to undermine Medicaid is just as bad as the prior bills defeated in the Senate, if not worse.
September 13, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - "The census data released yesterday shows continued improvement in health insurance coverage in Massachusetts. The study finds that our coverage rate went up to 97.5% from the 97.2% reported last year. In addition, our coverage rate for children reached a remarkable 99% level, also a slight increase from last year. This data confirms that the uninsurance rate in the Commonwealth... Read more »
September 12, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - Today, Senate Majority Leader Harriette Chandler, House Chairman Smitty Pignatelli, and House Chairwoman Kate Hogan rallied a crowd of supporters behind joint legislation aimed at bridging the Commonwealth's dental health gap. Health Care For All, Dental Care for Massachusetts and a congregation of passionate advocates representing more than 55 community groups convened before a... Read more »
September 5, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - "The Trump Administration announced last night that the federal government will be slashing funding for outreach and enrollment efforts for marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act. This is a major setback for millions of people throughout the country who depend on in-person assistance to enroll in affordable and comprehensive health care coverage that meets their needs.   "... Read more »
August 16, 2017
  (Boston, MA) - " Health Care For All is a social justice organization committed to defending the rights of all people to affordable, quality health care regardless of race, religion or gender identity. We condemn the violence and fear mongering propagated by hate groups this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as any discussions that stop short of calling out acts of... Read more »