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Advancing Healthcare Reform:
The AHA's 2020 Statement of Principles for Adequate, Accessible, and Affordable Health Care

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  • To achieve the American Heart Association's mission to be a relentless force for longer, healthier lives, and in support of our 2030 goal to equitably increase life expectancy around the globe, we must work to improve health care for all in this country.
  • The AHA has a long history of leading efforts to improve access to quality health care, issuing health care principles in 1993 and in 2008.
  • Our 2020 principles build on our previous work and describe the foundational changes needed to achieve health care that is adequate, accessible, and affordable for everyone living in the United States.

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