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Los Angeles Times publishes letter to the editor from FSPH's Dr. Steven P. Wallace

Dr. Steven P. Wallace, professor and chair of FSPH's Department of Community Health Sciences, authored a letter published May 6 by the Los Angeles Times addressing implications of the American Health Care Act's recent passage by the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

From the Los Angeles Times

To the editor: Congress has thrown working-class people under the bus this week to the cheers of wealthy interests. (“The GOP's big lie: Healthcare bill 'protects people with preexisting conditions,'” May 4)

The version of Trumpcare (formally titled the American Health Care Act) that just passed the House offers an estimated $600 billion in tax cuts to wealthy individuals and insurance companies by making healthcare coverage newly unaffordable to millions of low- and middle-income Americans. 

Read the full letter published by Los Angeles Times