Issues

  1. Affordable Care Act

    Doctors For America is actively working to mobilize our national physician membership to join the action to prevent the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our team leaders have created an Action Toolkit to raise the physician voice in the current political debate.  Key reasons we cannot repeal the ACA: -Eliminate coverage for 30 million people, which is 1 in 10 Americans. This…

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  2. Climate Change

    Doctors for America attended the White House forum on climate change and its current and future impacts on health. The event underscored the launch of a new groundbreaking report, "Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment" that for the first time draws very specific connections between climate change and many many health impacts. Hu…

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  3. Drug Affordability

    Join our Drug Affordability Action Team to receive regular updates and access to strategy calls, feedback surveys, webinars, and calls to action. This action team is committed to working toward solutions to today's out of control drug prices, which are preventing so many of our patients from accessing the treatments they need to lead healthy and productive lives. The action team's st…

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  4. Enrollment

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  5. Flint Water Crisis

    Doctors Urge Congress to Respond to the Flint Water Crisis ** Act Now: Sign our letter urging Congress to respond to the Flint Water crisis. ** The Flint water crisis is a health and human rights issue. As doctors and medical students across the country, we know that we cannot keep our patients healthy if the very water they drink is harmful. We also know that ha…

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  6. Gun Violence

    Doctors and Medical Students: Register TODAY for White Coats Boot Camp on GVP!

    • The first White Coats Boot Camps will provide the information and skills you need to make a difference.
    • The Maryland training is in Baltimore on November 8, the Minnesota training is in Minneapolis on December 7 and the Wisconsin training is in Madison on February 29.
    • Up-to-date information on gun violence activism and action-oriented learning on advocacy skills, effective messaging, and story-telling will support you.

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  7. King v. Burwell

    King V. Burwell: How Millions Could Lose Their Health Insurance On March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the King v. Burwell case — a case that could impact the ability millions of people to get health care. The lawsuit seeks to strip premium tax credits from people in 34 states with a federal marketplace. If the court rules against the ACA, 8…

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  8. Medicaid

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  9. Race for Coverage

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  10. Racial Disparities

    First Ever Racism Forum in NYC Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare exist and because they are associated with worse outcomes in many cases, are unacceptable. That is why Doctors for America, on March 12th, joined partners with the Coalition to Dismantle Racism in the New York City Health System at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for a day-long action-oriented…

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