Healthcare 2017

Healthcare public policy in the United States is likely to change in 2017 as a new President and Congress implement their vision for America. This webpage is designed to provide California's community health centers, who have a long and storied history of activism, with the information they need to protect the programs that constitute the foundation of health in California. 

Graham-Cassidy Proposed Legislation

Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act (ORRA) of 2017

Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA)

Congressional Budget Office Score - Senate Version of the BCRA

Template Letters of Opposition

CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates Statements

  American Health Care Act (AHCA)


Congressional Budget Office Score - House Version of the AHCA

Opposition Letters

New Report:Value of Community Health Centers Today and Tomorrow

A new statewide report, commissioned by the CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates and the Regional Associations of California using grant funding provided by the Blue Shield of California Foundation, shows the impact of health centers “Today” and the potential impact if Congress and the new President roll back Medicaid eligibility to pre-Affordable Care Act (ACA) levels and reduce health centers’ federal operating support by 70% “Tomorrow.”


CPCA Bill Tracking Report

Fact Sheets, Information and Research

CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates Sponsored Legislation

AB 1250 Coalition Letters of Opposition

California’s 2017–2018 Budget

Health Centers


Title X


Advocacy & Media

  • Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC):  recently released viral videos for #FacesofCoverage, #FacesofObamacare. Please share these widely. CCALAC plans to share these videos with members of congress, media, partners and others as they are released.