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Power. Progress. Prevention. May 26, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter May 26, 2017 CBO projections of latest health care bill are bad news for prevention programs The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Wednesday released its non-partisan analysis of the updated American Health Care Act (AHCA) that passed the House earlier this month. Unfortunately, the report shows what we already […]

Power. Progress. Prevention. May 12, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter May 12, 2017 What’s next for the health care bill? The American Health Care Act (AHCA) has moved on to a skeptical Senate where it is expected to undergo sweeping changes. In fact, several senators have suggested writing their own version of the bill, which narrowly passed in the […]

American Health Care Act Heads to the Senate

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed in the House on May 4th by a vote of 217 to 213, just one vote over the 216 needed. The bill makes major changes to the Affordable Care Act including the elimination of the Prevention and Public Health Fund which takes money away from community organizations that […]

ICYMI: May 5, 2017

Feature Story House Narrowly Passes GOP Health Care Bill By the slimmest of margins, the House of Representatives passed the Republican plan to replace Obamacare Thursday afternoon, sending the measure to a skeptical Senate where it is almost certain to change shape. Republicans passed the bill by a vote of 217 to 213, just one […]

Amendments to the American Health Care Act

Republicans in Congress are still working to revive the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to secure enough support for the legislation at the end of March in the House. Two new amendments were recently added to the bill in hopes of drawing in support. The first would allow states to define what is […]

Power. Progress. Prevention. April 28, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter April 28, 2017   GOP looks for support with new health care amendment A new amendment introduced this week to the American Health Care Act is the Republicans’ latest effort to revive the bill after failing to secure enough support for the legislation last month in the House. […]

Republicans withdraw American Health Care Act

After failing to secure the needed votes for the American Health Care Act, House Republicans withdrew the bill from consideration and have decided not to pursue further health care legislation at this time. In the end, the changes this bill would have made to the Affordable Care Act by eliminating the Prevention and Public Health […]

Power. Progress. Prevention. March 24, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter March 24, 2017 American Health Care Act After failing to secure the needed votes for the American Health Care Act, House Republicans today withdrew the bill from consideration. In the end, the changes this bill would have made to the Affordable Care Act by eliminating the Prevention and […]

ICYMI: March 24, 2017

Feature Story Sometimes, Cancer Is Just Bad Luck THURSDAY, March 23, 2017 (Bloomberg) — Don’t smoke. Wear sunscreen. Eat broccoli. Avoid couches? For decades, the public has been warned of the link between exposure to all sorts of toxins and cancer. But according to a new study published on Thursday in Science, two-thirds of the […]

Proposed changes to American Health Care Act

House Republicans have made some changes to their proposed health care bill currently making its way through Congress. In a seven page “manager’s amendment,” Republican Members have added numerous provisions to shore up support for the bill. The Prevent Cancer Foundation® remains concerned about the potential impact on cancer prevention and early detection programs. Here’s […]