January 25, 2018
(Boston, MA) - Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Rosenthal regarding the state budget proposal released by the Baker Administration for FY19: “Health Care For All (HCFA) commends the Baker Administration for their ongoing commitment to universal health coverage. From the Governor himself, to Secretary Sudders, to the leaders at MassHealth and the Health Connector, we... Read more »
December 19, 2017
(Boston, MA) - The Dental Care for Mass Coalition, which supports legislation to authorize dental therapists (S. 1169/H. 2474), announced today that Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and a number of other key organizations have joined the more than 60 organizations fighting for increased access to oral health. AIM and Blue Cross Blue Shield... Read more »
December 2, 2017
(Boston, MA) - Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Rosenthal regarding the Senate vote on the tax reform bill and the repeal of the individual mandate: “Health Care For All is extremely disappointed that the U.S. Senate decided to pass a piece of legislation that will have a disastrous impact on low-income and middle-class families in Massachusetts and across the country.... Read more »
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 »