Press Releases Archive

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makers in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., as to the impact that could be felt if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed,...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 »
May 17, 2016
BOSTON - Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Whitcomb Slemmer Regarding the Senate FY2017 Budget Proposal: Health Care For All appreciates the work of Senate Ways and Means Chair Karen Spilka and Senate President Stan Rosenberg on proposing a thoughtful budget that focuses on directing funding to key programs for our communities. We are pleased that the Senate's proposed... Read more »
May 3, 2016
  "For The People" Hosted Conversations About Patient Centered Care and Honored Anh Vu Sawyer From The Southeast Asian Coalition Boston, MA. -Moving away from a traditional fundraising gala, Health Care For All tonight convened consumers, government officials, health care executives, business leaders and other stakeholders to celebrate its annual For The People event, and to help move the... Read more »
January 28, 2016
  BOSTON - Statement From Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Whitcomb Slemmer Regarding The Governor's FY 2017 Budget Proposal:   "Health Care For All appreciates Governor Baker's budget proposal that preserves and invests in many critical health-related programs.   "We especially applaud the decision to maintain dental benefits for adults in MassHealth. Having access to good oral... Read more »
January 16, 2016
  Framingham – State legislators, town officials, and health care advocates joined Health Care For All (HCFA) in Framingham today to urge MetroWest residents – and in particular, those who are traditionally under-enrolled and under-insured – to enroll or reenroll before the January 31st end to this Open Enrollment period. “Massachusetts has the nation’s highest rate of health insurance, with over... Read more »
December 11, 2015
  Boston - Every acute and rehabilitation hospital in Massachusetts has a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC), in compliance with a law passed in 2008 with the support of Health Care For All (HCFA). In order to integrate the voices of patients and family members in the daily operations of hospitals, the legislation required all 98 institutions to create PFACs by 2010. Massachusetts is... Read more »
November 2, 2015
  Also Announces Big Scale Enrollment Event in the Greater Boston Area