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6 Things You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Medicaid Expansion

Jessica Arons explains how the Court’s decision on the Obamacare Medicaid provision affects government, the working poor, and women.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Llámenle una sanción, o una multa, pero no le llamen un impuesto

El juez conservador John Roberts usó un razonamiento de impuestos en su defensa de la constitucionalidad del mandato individual – y la ley en su totalidad – la semana pasada. Pero Roberts hacía un argumento técnico y usaba la palabra "impuesto" en una manera que sólo tiene sentido en un contexto jurídico arcano.

By Gadi Dechter | Monday, July 9, 2012

Obamacare Is Good for Medicare

Emilie Openchowski explains why the Affordable Care Act complements and enhances Medicare by encouraging higher-quality, lower-cost care for seniors.

By Emilie Openchowski | Friday, July 6, 2012

Infographic: Obamacare Is a Tax Cut for Middle-Class Families

An infographic from Maura Calsyn and Seth Hanlon shows how the Affordable Care Act is, in effect, a major tax cut for the middle class.

By Maura Calsyn and Seth Hanlon | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Interactive Map: Why the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Medicaid Creates Uncertainty for Millions

cursor icon Interactive Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima show that the Supreme Court's ruling means those most in need may not be able to gain insurance through Medicaid.

By Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima Lee | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Call It a Penalty, Call It a Fine, Don’t Call It a Tax

Gadi Dechter argues that the health reform law’s individual mandate penalty is a fine on freeloaders, and no more a tax on the middle class than littering fines are taxes on picnickers.

By Gadi Dechter | Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Top 5 Ways Obamacare Helps Young People of Color

Deanna Parrish explains how the Affordable Care Act is beneficial to youth of color.

By Deanna Parrish | Monday, July 2, 2012

The Affordable Care Act Is Clearly Constitutional

Giselle Childs details the top five benefits of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act for all Americans.

By Giselle Childs | Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Top 5 Ways the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Obamacare Helps Women

Jessica Arons outlines how the Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act is beneficial for women.

By Jessica Arons | Thursday, June 28, 2012

Infographic: How Obamacare Impacts People of Color

An infographic by Progress 2050 shows how people of color have benefited significantly from the Affordable Care Act.

By Progress 2050 | Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Awaiting a Ruling on Obamacare

Emilie Openchowski explains the top three reasons why the Supreme Court shouldn’t strike down the Affordable Care Act.

By Emilie Openchowski | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Fighting for Survival

article icon Issue Brief Kellan Baker explains why the gay and transgender community should care about the pending Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

By Kellan Baker | Thursday, June 21, 2012

Toward an Effective Health Insurance Exchange

book_alt2 icon Report The opportunity to design and implement an exchange that is consumer focused, offers high-value products, and fosters needed reform should not be squandered, writes Maura Calsyn.

By Maura Calsyn | Friday, June 15, 2012

3 Strategies for Reducing Health Care Administrative Costs

Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David Cutler summarize three ways of reducing health care administrative costs.

By Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David M. Cutler | Monday, June 11, 2012

Paper Cuts: Reducing Health Care Administrative Costs

book_alt2 icon Report Tackling excessive health care administrative costs will reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care for all Americans, write Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David Cutler.

By Elizabeth Wikler, Peter Basch, and David M. Cutler | Monday, June 11, 2012