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New Plan Would Cause Millions to Lose Health Coverage
With a new Congress and President, millions of Americans are asking “what comes next?” Unfortunately, some in Congression have put forward proposals to dismantle health coverage for millions and may attempt to make radical changes to the social safety net, dismantling programs such as Medicaid and SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) that allow millions of people to make ends meet every year.
The House health care proposal would have made drastic changes to health insurance in America, and make devastating changes to Medicaid. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that 24 million people – 14 million of them on Medicaid – would have lost health coverage over the next ten years. Use a letter to the editor to remind Congress that they must reinforce, not rip apart, the programs that help millions of low-income Americans make ends meet. ...
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