Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActAround 100 people gathered at the Court House Saturday Feb. 11 to demand retention of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Speakers eloquently detailed how ACA has impacted their own lives, often making the difference between wellness and sickness or death, and the disastrous that repeal of the ACA would bring for millions of Americans.
by Adam Farence, Daily Local News, 1/28/17
WEST CHESTER >> Roughly two dozen protesters rallied outside of a local Republican congressman’s office in West Chester, hoping to convince him to vote against potentially repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Organized by an group called the Costello Constituent Action Group, protesters began protesting at about 11:30 a.m. in front of the Market Street office of U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6.
“I am here because we believe we need to protect the weakest members of our society,” said Paula Terrell, 56, of North Coventry and Owen J. Roberts swim coach. “I’m here to be the voice of our generation.”…
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from Northchescodems, 1/27/17
Rally tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 28th at 1 PM at the Old Courthouse, High and Market Streets is West Chester, protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without adequate replacement.
We need large signs to effectively deliver that message. 2ft x 3ft, or 3ft x 4ft
“Save the ACA” and other colorful call to action signs are great too.
Picture from Costello Constituent Action Group.
Overview of the Health Insurance Marketplace – Affordable Care Act
When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, it carried with it a promise of expanding access to quality, affordable health coverage for millions of American families and small businesses. The law is already making health coverage stronger for the majority of Americans who already have it.
- More than eight out of ten Americans have already begun to experience the benefits of the Affordable Care Act
- Better coverage, including free wellness and prevention care like mammograms and cancer screenings
- Three million kids who didn’t have coverage before now can stay on their parents’ plans until age 26
- For the nearly two in ten Americans without health insurance, there will be a new easy way to get affordable coverage
- Beginning October 1st, a new Health Insurance Marketplace will open in every state, giving Americans a whole new way to shop for health insurance
- For the first time in the history of the private insurance market, consumers in every state will be able to go online to one place to check out their coverage options, get accurate information in easy-to-understand language, and make apples-to-apples comparisons of plans before they make their decision.
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