ACA Advocacy Statements and Testimony

IHA advocacy on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes public testimony and statements on behalf of Illinois hospitals and the patients and communities they serve.

Sep 21, 2017

ACA Repeal Proposal

IHA opposed the Senate's Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill, which was more damaging than the previous Senate and House repeal proposals to repeal the ACA.

Jul 28, 2017

IHA Statement on Senate Efforts

After the Senate's ACA replacement bill did not pass, IHA's President and CEO called for a bipartisan, deliberative process to address critical issues facing the healthcare system.

May 04, 2017

House Vote on AHCA

IHA's President and CEO expressed disappointment with the House's passage of the American Health Care Act, which would harm patients, the healthcare delivery system, state budget and state economy.

Mar 16, 2017

Proposed Medicaid Changes

IHA testified before state legislators on the impact of proposed federal Medicaid changes on Illinois, which would significantly reduce health coverage and state Medicaid funding.

Feb 15, 2017

ACA Impact on Chicago and Cook County

IHA provided testimony to Chicago City Council and Cook County committees on workforce and community development on the impact of repealing the ACA without an adequate replacement.