Why does my healthcare cost too much?

Make your healthcare vote count in the 2018 elections

Ask your elected officials these questions from our checklist published in ads in The Washington Post and USA TODAY, and hold them accountable for how the legislative changes impact healthcare costs for all Americans.

The high cost of healthcare for Americans matters. The current healthcare bills do not lower the cost of healthcare in a long-term, sustainable way.

If you care about the cost of healthcare for you, your loved ones and our future generations, join us in our efforts and encourage others to take action and spread the word:

•  Raise your voice! Contact your elected official with the sample letter to share your concerns on healthcare costs
•  Download and share the checklist and our related images below
•  Join the conversation on social media using  #healthcarecoststoomuch


Raise your voice!

Download a sample letter to share your concerns with your elected official – you can find their contact information below

Contact Your U.S. Senators – Find the website and contact information for your U.S. Senators.

Contact Your U.S. Representative – Find the website and contact information for your U.S. Representative.

Download and Share our Checklist!

Download the checklist to ask your elected official the right questions

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Click Here to See the Latest News Stories Focused on Cost Issues in Healthcare

U.S. Health Systems Ranks Last Among Wealthy Countries – NextAvenue | July 19, 2017

West Health Launches National Initiative Holding Congress Accountable  for Reducing the High Cost of Helathcare – West Health Press Release | July 11, 2017

Older Adults Will Suffer Under Proposed Senate Health Bill – NextAvenue | July 7, 2017

Medicaid Must Be Reformed to Help Truly Needy & Claims of Spike in Uninsured – Forbes | July 7, 2017

AARP warns senators against supporting GOP healthcare bill – Washington Examiner | July 6, 2017

Why is health care so expensive in the first place? – CBS News | July 5, 2017

‘Single-Payer’ Healthcare Isn’t Necessary – But Single Pricing Is – Forbes | July 4, 2017

Opinion: How more competition has only made our health-care costs go up faster  – MarketWarch | July 3, 2017

Multiple triggers for faster rise in healthcare costs – Miami Today | July 3, 2017

Republicans Craft Health Care Plan To Screw Trump Voters – HuffPost | July 3, 2017

Why We Will Never Control Healthcare Costs – The National Review | July 2, 2017

High Drug Prices Are Bad. Cutting Them Could Be Worse – New York Times | June 30, 2017

The Crazy Math Behind Drug Prices – Bloomberg | June 29, 2017

What We Can All Do About Rising Healthcare Costs – Forbes | June 28, 2017

Why US health care costs defy common sense – CNN | June 26, 2017

Conservatives are targeting the wrong things to bring down health care costs, says hospital system CEO – PBS Newshour | June 26, 2017

Retirement Healthcare Costs Are Rising Twice as Fast as Social Security – Motley Fool | June 24, 2017

AMA draws line in the sand on Medicaid caps, drug price transparency – Modern Healthcare | June 17, 2017

Health insurers go all in on value-based drug pricing – Fierce Healthcare | June 2, 2017

STAT-Harvard Poll: Dismayed by Drug Prices, Public Supports Democrats’ Ideas – Harvard | 2017