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House-Passed Health Care Bill Dangerous for Millions of Older Americans

posted Aug 17, 2017, 11:52 AM by Kim Cobb

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO, The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)— 

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed this afternoon (5/5/2017) by the House of Representatives represents a grave risk to millions of older adults, caregivers and people with disabilities, as this bill would negatively impact their access to the affordable health care and accessible long-term care they need to maintain their health and independence. Read more here.