“Reform vs. Repeal”

As we begin this new year, the NAACP finds ourselves back in the fight to support that which is now law: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In March 2010, President Obama signed the long overdue bill which was a major overhaul of our Nation’s health care system and will provide more than 32 million Americans, including 8 million African Americans, who had been uninsured with health care coverage. Other provisions in this law which were strongly supported by the NAACP would: