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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.

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