So glad to see the ANA responding so promptly to this! Advocating for our patients is one of the biggest responsibilities in nursing, and this legislation would hurt so many.
Today, within hours of the US House of Representative acting against the health and well-being of all Americans, the American Nurses Association issued a strong statement opposing this action. While many nurses do not belong to the ANA, it is an important organization with a strong voice for nursing. Here is the press release:
|For Immediate Release|
May 4, 2017
|Contact: Veronica Byrd|
American Nurses Association Disappointed with the
Passage of the American Health Care Act
SILVER SPRING, MD – The American Nurses Association (ANA) strongly opposed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and is deeply disappointed with the passage of this legislation by the United States House of Representatives.
ANA, which represents the interests of more than 3.6 million registered nurses, has expressed serious concerns throughout negotiations about the critical impact the AHCA would have on the 24 million people who…
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