House Health Care Bill Halted and Health Coverage Gains Protected for Now

The Latino community has made historic gains since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and today those gains have been protected when House Republicans abruptly pulled their health care plan from the House floor minutes before members were supposed … Continue reading

Gutting Essential Health Benefits Hurts All of Us

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), over four million Latino adults and 600,000 Latino children have gained health coverage. But beyond these important gains, the ACA does something else. The ACA ensures that every health plan covers at least these … Continue reading

The House Health Care Plan: Bad Medicine for Children and Families

By Janet Murguía, President and CEO, NCLR Some simple ways to evaluate the new congressional health care plan: when children are covered, they are healthier and do better in school. If they stay healthy, they will have more opportunities as … Continue reading

The Republican Health Care Plan is a Threat to American Families

The GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will not make America great again. NCLR has denounced the legislation, dubbed the “American Health Care Act”, which was finally unveiled this week. The Republican plan would take health coverage … Continue reading

Making Mental Health Services Work for Latino Youth

Bringing mental and behavioral health programs into schools increases early access to interventions, reduces the stigma around mental health issues, and normalizes the need for a healthy, supportive environment in schools. These were some of the issues addressed during last … Continue reading