2017 Protect Health Care
Tell lawmakers to protect affordable healthcare coverage.
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United Way for Southeastern Michigan works to achieve greater quality of life for our community, and access to healthcare is essential in reaching this goal. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, more than 800,000 Michigan residents have gained essential health coverage.
Nearly half of that increase was the result of a bi-partisan effort led by Gov. Rick Snyder in 2013, which expanded Michigan’s Medicaid program using ACA funds. Now, an effort is under way in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act which, without a thoughtful replacement, would effectively end health coverage for millions of Americans.
If the Affordable Care Act is repealed: