Posts Tagged ‘health care policy’

UCLA experts predict demise of AHCA at March 22 forum

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Replacing the Affordable Care Act with the proposed American Health Care Act is a negative shift in priorities that redistributes wealth at the expense of Americans’ health, according to a lively panel discussion at a March 22 Paul Torrens Health Forum, which took place two days before the bill was tabled.

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Health and Salinas Valley’s undocumented farm workers

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

An article in the Salinas Californian said the health of undocumented farm workers is important to the $4 billion Salinas Valley agricultural industry, but workers are unaware of what health services are available to them. The story cited the recent journal article in Health Affairs by Nadereh Pourat, the Center’s director of research.
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November 1st, National health equity coalition- national call to action webinar

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Congress’ new plan to reduce the national debt proposes significant cuts to federal programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, WIC, SNAP, Head Start and many other programs vital to the economic safety of low-income families across the country, particularly racial and ethnic minority communities, seniors citizens, and the working poor.  

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