WASHINGTON D.C.– The Partnership for America’s Health Care Future (PAHCF), a diverse, patient-focused coalition committed to pragmatic solutions to strengthen our nation’s health care system, yesterday released the following statement on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) newly unveiled “Statement of Common Understanding” on health care, which outlines bipartisan guiding principles for improving our health care system culled from shared elements in approaches outlined by Republicans and Democrats:

“Access to quality, affordable health care isn’t a partisan issue – it’s an American issue. Hundreds of millions of Americans across our country and of every political persuasion