BALTIMORE. Six reasons to fight the ACA replacement plan (Baltimore Sun)

Op-ed by Dr. Leana Wen, Big Cities Health Coalition member and Director of the Baltimore City Health Department 

For months, I have received questions from concerned residents about how repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact their health. My patients were worried about whether they could still get medications to treat their heart disease and diabetes, whether they would they lose coverage for mental health and addiction services, and whether they would continue to get basic preventive services such as mammogram, pap smears and blood pressure screenings.  Read more.