The GOP’s Upside Down Priorities


HCAN’s Ethan Rome Talks About Navigators, GOP Sabotage Efforts with Campaign for America’s Future

Ethan Rome, executive director of Health Care for America Now, sat down with Isaiah Poole of the Campaign for America’s Future to discuss the Affordable Care Act, the essential role of navigators, and the GOP’s latest efforts to sabotage the … Continue reading


GOP Governors’ Refusal to Fully Participate in Medicaid Will Increase Their Constituents’ Private Health Insurance Premiums

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana said, “No, thanks,” to federal Medicaid funds available under the Affordable Care Act – many billions of dollars that would provide health care to their poorest and least healthy … Continue reading


Obamacare Saved Consumers, Employers $2.1 Billion This Year

Consumers and employers saved $2.1 billion in 2011 thanks to new rate review regulations and a premium rebate program required by the Affordable Care Act, according to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services. Under Obamacare, if … Continue reading


Testimony of HCAN Executive Director Ethan Rome to the Democratic National Committee Platform Committee

On July 27, 2012 Health Care for America Now Executive Director Ethan Rome testified at the Democratic National Committee Platform Drafting Committee’s National Hearing in Minneapolis, MN. Here is Ethan’s testimony: Governor Strickland, members of the committee – Good afternoon. … Continue reading


A Mother Tells How Health Insurance Co. Indifference Nearly Cost Her Baby’s Life — and Why She Supports the Affordable Care Act

Hester Clark permitted HCAN to share with you the powerful story of her unforgettable fight 25 years ago with a health insurance company that denied her baby the care he desperately needed — and how the Affordable Care Act will … Continue reading


HCAN Executive Director Ethan Rome on Radio Row

On January 20, 2012 Health Care for America Now Executive Director Ethan Rome sat down with radio show hosts from across the country at the Families USA Health Action 2012 conference. Listen to clips from the radio programs: The Thom … Continue reading


Ethan Rome Exposes Americans For Prosperity on Free Speech TV

HCAN Executive Director Ethan Rome on Free Speech TV: “We’re going to expose [Koch brothers front group] Americans for Prosperity all over the country.”


Action NC Tells HHS to Preserve $18 Million in Consumer Rebates

HCAN partner Action NC urged HHS to deny North Carolina’s request for a delay in implementation of the medical loss ratio.


Letter to HHS Director: Reject Florida’s MLR Reconsideration Request

Health Care for America Now sent a letter yesterday to the Department of Health and Human Services opposing Florida’s second attempt to be exempted from the medical loss ratio requirements of the Affordable Care Act. From the letter: It is … Continue reading