Fact Checker Analysis: Clarification on Preexisting Conditions

In a thorough analysis in the Washington Post, Michelle Ye Hee Lee tests the viral claim that the GOP health bill classifies rape or sexual assault as a preexisting condition. The reality is that “The AHCA does not specifically address or classify rape or sexual assault as a pre-existing condition. It also would not deny coverage to …

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on why she voted for the AHCA

In an Op-ed for the Washington Post, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, chair of the House Republican Conference, explains why she voted for the AHCA. “We’re working hard to build a health-care system that puts the American people back at the center of their health decisions.” Representative McMorris Rodgers has a son with a preexisting condition, and he …

One Nation Health Coalition Congratulates the House on Passing the American Health Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Hart May 4, 2017 press@onenationhealth.org One Nation Health Coalition Congratulates the House on Passing the American Health Care Act (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Dave Hoppe and David Wilson with the One Nation Health Coalition released the following statement today regarding the status of the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “The passage …

The impasse on health care: Real disagreement or partly just confusion?

In an article titled “Waving Objections”, Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor of National Review, discusses how some of the obstacles to agreement on reform are due partly to confusion rather than disagreement. On particular issues, such as pre-existing conditions, terminology can be read in different ways. “One reason House Republicans should slow down the process of writing …

Release: One Nation Health Coalition Urges Congress to Get to “Yes” on Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Hart April 7, 2017 press@onenationhealth.org One Nation Health Coalition Urges Congress to Get to “Yes” on Reform (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Dave Hoppe and David Wilson with the One Nation Health Coalition released the following statement today regarding the status of the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “Doing big things is …

Dr. Hal Scherz Tackles the Myths of the Healthcare Debate

In a Townhall article titled “The CBO Score, Patients Losing Insurance Coverage and Other Myths of This Healthcare Debate”, Dr. Hal Scherz identifies problems with the current health care debate. Scherz clarifies that the “AHCA does not result in patients losing coverage. It provides a choice.” He also identifies the opportunity to make the health …