For Immediate Release:
June 22, 2017

Contact:
Becky Martin, NPA Advocacy Director
(202) 753-042
npa@npalliance.org

National Physicians Alliance Adamantly Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Statement attributable to National Physicians Alliance President, Manan Trivedi, MD, MPP:

“The Senate healthcare bill released today is shameful and will do harm to millions of Americans. Representing providers from every state and across all specialties, we at the National Physicians Alliance know that our patients will suffer immensely if this bill is passed.”

“This proposal would deny millions of Americans care just to give more tax cuts to the wealthiest of Americans. Its fundamental changes to Medicaid would leave children, seniors and people with disabilities at ever-increasing risk. Premiums and out-of-pocket costs would rise forcing patients to pay more for less coverage and allowing states to eliminate essential health benefit standard would decimate protections for those with pre-existing conditions.”

“As physicians, we took an oath to ‘Do No Harm’ but this bill does the exact opposite. That is why the National Physicians Alliance stands in firm opposition to this legislation”

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