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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

Don’t Repeal or Cut Funding for Obamacare

The latest Kaiser Health Tracking poll shows the public wants to keep the Affordable Care Act as is or expand it instead of repealing it, writes Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, June 4, 2012

Facts About the Health Insurance Compensation Gap

Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal give the basics on why fewer health benefits for women exacerbate the gender pay gap.

By Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal | Friday, June 1, 2012

Changing How Health Care Is Paid for and Delivered

A recent CAP event looks at the importance of delivering better health care at lower costs.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Top 10 Obamacare Benefits at Stake for Women

Jessica Arons and Lucy Panza share the top 10 reasons why women have gained too much from Obamacare to lose it now.

By Jessica Arons and Lucy Panza | Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Linking Obesity and Health Care

Emilie Openchowski explains how the rising rate of obesity in America will increase the cost of health care for all of us and why we should care about reversing the overweight trend with new public policies.

By Emilie Openchowski | Monday, May 21, 2012

House Republican Plan to Overhaul Medicare Opposed by Original Advocate

Alex Lach details why a former proponent opposes Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan and how dangerous his plan would be for Medicare patients.

By Alex Lach | Friday, May 18, 2012

3 Ways Ending Obamacare Will Hurt Women

play_alt icon Video Jessica Arons explains why striking down the law would have dire consequences for millions of women.

By Jessica Arons | Monday, May 7, 2012

Women and Obamacare

book_alt2 icon Report Jessica Arons demonstrates how important Obamacare is for women in our nation today and into the future.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Interactive Quiz: How the Affordable Care Act Benefits Gay and Transgender Individuals

cursor icon Interactive Learn how health reform is helping gay and transgender individuals and their families.

By Kellan Baker and Crosby Burns | Thursday, March 29, 2012

Faith Leaders Rally Around Affordable Care Act as a Step in the Right Direction

A diverse group of religious leaders gathered outside the Supreme Court on Monday to support what they see as a morally just law, write Emily Farnell and Alexandra Scheeler.

By Emily Farnell and Alexandra Scheeler | Wednesday, March 28, 2012