Press Releases Archive

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 »
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 »