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TODAY: Reps. Judy Chu and Sara Jacobs Join Health Care Advocates to Discuss Historic Health Provisions in Build Back Better Act and Call for Immediate Passage in the Senate 

By December 16, 2021No Comments

***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, DECEMBER 16 AT 1:00 PM ET // 10:00 AM PT***

Concord, NH —  Today, December 16 at 1:00 PM ET // 10:00 AM PT U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA-27) and Sara Jacobs (D-CA-53), and local advocates will join Protect Our Care California to discuss the House passage of the Build Back Better Act, the most significant expansion of affordable health care since the Affordable Care Act

The historic legislation includes measures to deliver relief to American families by lowering insurance premiums, giving Medicare the power to negotiate for lower drug prices, expanding affordable coverage to millions by closing the Medicaid coverage gap, expanding Medicare benefits, and investing $150 billion in home care for seniors and people with disabilities. During the call, speakers will stress the urgent need for the Senate to move quickly to pass the bill so millions of Americans can finally afford the health care they need.

VIRTUAL EVENT: 

WHO:
U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-CA-27)
U.S. Representative Sara Jacobs (D-CA-53)
Anthony Wright, Health Access California
Rachel Compton, Nurse at UC San Diego Health
Protect Our Care California

WHAT: Virtual Press Conference to Discuss Historic Health Provisions in Build Back Better Act and Call for Immediate Passage in the Senate 

WHEN: Thursday, December 16 at 1:00 PM ET // 10:00 AM PT

WHERE: Register for the Event Here