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Help Stop the U.S. Senate from Killing Medicare/Medicaid and Canceling Coverage for 22 Million Americans

The United States Senate is attempting this week to ramp through passage of an Affordable Health Care Bill aimed at undoing the Obama Care Health protection for millions of Americans. The Senate Bill which held no public hearings, would cut Medicare/Medicaid by making one time (block grant) payments to the state which would reduce available healthcare for millions of Americans and older Americans in particular.

Americans Spend Almost $10,000 Each Year on Health Insurance 

Health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 5.8 percent last year and reached $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person, based on new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore.

Bass introduces legislation to address Physician Assistant educational needs

As the only former Physician Assistant (PA) now serving in Congress, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently introduced two pieces of legislation to make sure that people who want to become Physician Assistants have the ability to successfully attend college as well as making sure that Physician Assistant education programs have the resources they need. The shortage of primary care physicians in the United States is expected to exceed 124,000 by 2025. Having educated and qualified PAs is key to mitigating this shortage and guaranteeing that Americans are having their healthcare needs met. “PAs across the nation are providing high quality