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House Health Care Bill Halted and Health Coverage Gains Protected for Now

In response to the House Republican leadership’s decision to pull the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA) from a vote today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) thanked those members of Congress who stood against a bill that would have gutted our nation’s health insurance system and forced millions of Americans to lose coverage. However, they also cautioned against future threats. More than 20 million Americans gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Latino community made historic gains between 2013, when the ACA was implemented, and 2015, when more than four million Latino adults and 600,000 Latino children obtained coverage.

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