Advocates Rally To Defend ACA: ‘Attacks On Health Care Have Got To Go’
About 200 health care workers, nurses, advocates and patients gathered in Los Angeles to protest Republicans' plans to dismantle the health law.
California Healthcare Advocates Rally Against Trump
The federal healthcare overhaul could be one of the first casualties of President-Elect Donald Trump, who has joined the Republicans controlling Congress in vowing to dismantle the law. ... Still, Trump’s election has California healthcare advocates on high alert, not to mention the state’s new U.S. senator. California could forfeit billions of federal dollars that support Medi-Cal, the insurance program for poor Californians, and subsidize private insurance purchases. (White, 11/22)
Californians Rally To Keep Obamacare Coverage, Oppose Trump Changes
Amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act, about 200 people gathered in Los Angeles Tuesday to show their support for the federal health care law and the benefits extended to millions of Californians. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to repeal and replace the law, also known as Obamacare. At the rally fronting the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, state Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) said he would work to stop Trump's plan. (Plevin, 11/22)