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What could happen to millions of women if the ACA is repealed

A decision in the case challenging the federal law is expected any day now.

Rep. Max Rose’s bill would appropriate $20 million for the VA to retrofit existing medical facilities to support the care of women veterans.
How two freshman reps from New York are fighting to help women veterans

Women are the fastest-growing group of veterans, but have long faced barriers when seeking healthcare access at VA medical centers.

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Fight to lower seniors’ healthcare costs hits home for New Jersey’s Andy Kim

His bill aims to raise the eligibility requirements for the Medicare Savings Program.

Congressman Gil Cisneros takes the lead on veterans’ issues

All five pieces of legislation Cisneros has sponsored in 2019 have related to veterans issues.

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Bipartisan bill aims to enhance protections for sexual assault survivors

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights in the States Act offers an incentive for states to ensure survivors have a voice. Three years ago, Congress unanimously approved a historic bill that guarantees sexual assault victims certain protections, including the preservation of their rape kits. The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which only applies to federal...

Millennials may pay higher medical costs, die earlier than prior generation

Between 2014 and 2017, prevalence of major depression and hyperactivity among millennials increased by about 30%, the report found.

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Did you know open enrollment for the ACA Marketplace is here?

More than 2 million people, however, remain unable to access care because they live in states that have not expanded Medicaid coverage.

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