Press Releases Archive

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 »
March 15, 2017
Healthcare providers, community-based organizations, policy and labor advocates back proposed fee on employers that don't provide adequate health insurance to employees  
March 9, 2017
Healthcare Workers and Advocates Detail the Damage Republican ACA Replacement Bill Will Inflict in Massachusetts During an event at Old South Church, workers, consumers and advocates lay out the risks to Massachusetts if Congressional Republicans move forward with their healthcare replacement bill. BOSTON, MA (March 9, 2017) - Congressional Republicans' attempts to repeal and replace the... Read more »
January 12, 2017
During event at the State House, consumers, healthcare providers and workers outline major health and economic risks to Massachusetts if Congress Repeals ACA Boston, Mass. (January 12, 2017) - Healthcare consumers, workers and providers today outlined several priorities in the effort to fight the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to ensure that Massachusetts can protect the gains... Read more »
January 4, 2017
BOSTON (Jan. 4, 2017) - A broad array of Massachusetts organizations representing consumers, providers, health plans, businesses, labor unions and faith organizations have come together to form the Massachusetts Coalition for Coverage and Care, which will educate policy makers in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., as to the impact that could be felt if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed,... Read more »
December 7, 2016
BOSTON -- “Health Care For All (HCFA) understands the need to balance the state budget to address tight tax revenues. However, we believe strongly that those cuts should not be made on the backs of those most vulnerable. “HCFA, alongside the Oral Health Advocacy Taskforce, asks the Baker administration to reconsider its slashing of critical funding for the Forsyth kids program, which provides... Read more »
October 31, 2016
Statement of Stephen Gorrie, Chair, Board of Directors for Health Care For All BOSTON -- “The Board of Directors has appointed Stephen Rosenfeld as Interim Director of Health Care For All (HCFA). Steve brings decades of experience in health access and health benefits law, health care consumer protection and long-term disability law. He is a well-respected leader in the health care community and a... Read more »