Issue Brief Social Security Disability Insurance has been a core pillar of our nation’s Social Security system for nearly six decades, offering critical protection when Americans need it most.
Federal and state lawmakers must ensure that religious liberty is not used as a force to discriminate or impose costs on others.
The allegations of long wait times and secret waiting lists at the Phoenix VA hospital is a serious concern and must be addressed immediately. But we must also not lose sight of the VA system’s successes, as well as its steady improvement in recent years.
Issue Brief Contrary to conservative arguments, premium rates in the individual marketplace are not expected to increase significantly under the Affordable Care Act next year.
This infographic is a compilation of data from multiple sources to highlight how women are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. It will be updated at least monthly to reflect the most recent data available.
We must take action to ensure that regulations giving same-sex couples and domestic partners visitation and medical decision-making rights are respected and enforced.
Maura Calsyn, Director of Health Policy, testifies before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.
Women need reproductive autonomy to achieve economic security and improved health.
African American women give their opinions on how best to protect their own health and the health of their communities.
Video The Center for American Progress visited the Rio Grande Valley, one of the poorest areas in the entire country, to see what Texas's decision not to expand Medicaid means for the thousands of working-poor Texans living there.
This user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.
Issue Brief New insurance options made available through the Affordable Care Act hold great potential for improving the lives of LGBT people, but only if we connect the community with coverage.
Small businesses may choose an option under the Affordable Care Act that would disproportionately harm minority employees.