Andrea Kovach advocates for quality, affordable health care to be accessible to all low-income individuals and families. Andrea’s work focuses on the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act and on improving and defending the Medicaid program. Andrea is a Policy Committee Chair and a Steering Committee member of the Healthy Illinois Campaign, working to ensure a pathway to health coverage for all Immigrants. She is a convener and Executive Committee member of the Protecting Immigrant Families-Illinois coalition created to educate and resist harmful federal rule-making. Andrea also sits on the Steering Committee and is Policy Co-Chair of the Alliance for Welcoming Health Care Providers.
The Trump Administration’s rescission proposal is just its latest attack on low-income and working people.
Under this inhumane new standard, immigration officials could turn away immigrants who have received assistance from a variety of safety net programs.