Community Catalyst Report Shows Medicaid Work Requirements Would Cause Low-Income People to Lose Health Coverage

Media Contact: Lucy Dagneau, (617) 275-2876 / (860) 966-2845 (BOSTON) -- Today, Community Catalyst released a new report that shows work requirements in states that have not expanded Medicaid are unworkable and would unfairly force individuals into the...

Congress Fails to Protect Children and Families with Short-Term Spending Fix

(BOSTON) -- Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, regarding the continuing resolution passed today in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate   “Congress has left town without finishing criti...

8.8 Million Enroll in Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, regarding the end of the fifth enrollment period of the ACA and the announcement that 8.8 million people have selected a plan through the federal marketplace, healthcare.gov.

Congressional Republicans Vote to Jeopardize the Health and Economic Security of Americans to Finance Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, in response to House and Senate passage of legislation that would take health care away from millions of Americans to finance tax cuts for the wealthiest households and corporations.

Community Catalyst Builds for the Future with New Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Program Officer Positions and Leadership Promotions

Community Catalyst, a Boston-based national consumer health advocacy organization, today announced several changes to its senior leadership team.

Senate Tax Bill Threatens the Health and Economic Security of Americans

Statement of Robert Restuccia regarding Senate passage of tax legislation that would gut health care for millions of Americans to fund tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations.

Passage of House Tax Bill Is a Threat to Americans’ Health and Financial Security

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, regarding the Republican tax bill passed in the House of Representatives today largely on a party line vote

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Cause 13 Million Consumers to Lose Health Coverage

(BOSTON) -- Statement of Robert Restuccia in response to news reports that the Senate will include repeal of the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that individuals purchase insurance or pay a tax penalty, the “individual mandate” as...

Maine Vote to Close the Coverage Gap Shows Public Support For Access to Affordable Health Care Under the ACA

Statement of Robert Restuccia, Executive Director of Community Catalyst, on last night’s successful election result for Maine’s Medicaid expansion ballot initiative.

House Passage of Chip Bill with Harmful Pay-Fors Creates Bipartisan Impasse and Puts Children’s Health at Risk

Statement of Eva Stahl, director of the Children’s Health Initiative at Community Catalyst, regarding the passage of legislation in the House to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers.

President Trump Fails to Provide a Comprehensive Strategy to Fight Addiction

Statement of Alice Dembner, program director, Substance Use Disorders Project, Community Catalyst, regarding President Donald Trump’s remarks today declaring the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.

House Budget Resolution is Another Step Towards Tax Breaks for the Wealthiest and Harmful Cuts to Health Care and Safety-Net Programs

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, in response to passage of a budget resolution today in the House of Representatives that sets in motion massive cuts to vital health care and other social safety-net programs.

Senate Budget Resolution Paves the Way For Tax Breaks For the Wealthiest and Harmful Cuts To Medicare and Medicaid

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, in response to Senate passage of a budget resolution today that sets in motion massive tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans and cuts to vital health care programs.

Alexander-Murray Bipartisan Plan Is a Step in the Right Direction to Improve and Protect Our Health Care System

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, in response to the bipartisan agreement Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced yesterday to bring stability to the health care market.

Trump’s Halting of CSR Payments to Insurers Shows Willful Intent to Create Chaos in Insurance Markets

Statement of Robert Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, regarding President Trump’s announcement last night that the government will no longer make Cost-Sharing Reduction payments to insurers.