STOP ATTACKS ON HEALTHCARE
Healthcare is a human right, vital for each of us to reach our full potential. Yet, Trump and his administration continue their attacks against our healthcare, thereby, endangering our lives.
The drumbeat to sabotage our healthcare started with Trump’s first executive order undermining the ACA, and has continued with ACA repeal attempts, halting cost-sharing reduction payments, repealing the individual mandate, and expanding junk insurance. The results are higher premiums and less access to healthcare.
2019 premiums will increase further with the latest ACA attack. The Trump administration is stopping billions of dollars of risk adjustment annual payments which help insurers cover patients with expensive medical services.
All of this will be compounded if Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court. His record bears out his hostility toward abortion rights and the ACA. He has argued that the President can decline to enforce a statue, such as the ACA, even if a court upholds its constitutionality. A case regarding the constitutionality of covering preexisting conditions may come before the Supreme Court.
We demand a Congress that will fight for our health, our lives!
Protect, Expand Our Healthcare!
**ACTION ONE: CALL OUR SENATORS**
“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent and voter from [city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling because I am outraged by this administration’s constant attacks on healthcare. Stopping risk-adjusted payments will increase premiums and if Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed, abortion rights and the ACA are in danger. I ask the Senator to do all he can to protect our healthcare and to stop Brett Kavanaugh from being confirmed. Thank you”
**ACTION TWO: CALL COMPLICIT GREG WALDEN**
“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling because I am concerned about this administration’s constant attacks on healthcare. Stopping risk-adjusted payments will increase premiums and if Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed abortion rights and the ACA are in danger. I ask Mr. Walden to put people before party and to do all he can to protect our healthcare and abortion rights.”
**ACTION THREE: REMEMBER FOR THE MIDTERMS**
It has become clear that we need a different Congress to protect our healthcare and our lives
- Make sure you and everyone you know is registered to vote.
- Keep up to date regarding Jamie McLeod-Skinner and her campaign for the Oregon District 2 seat in the US House of Representatives.
- Make sure every candidate for Congress is answering questions about how they will work to protect our healthcare, abortion rights, and the Supreme Court.