FDA Is Not the Problem
Issue Brief Cutting corners by pushing the FDA to approve more drugs on the basis of more limited data will put patients at risk.
The Obama Health Care Legacy: More Coverage and Less Spending
Major federal health programs now cover millions more Americans while costing less than was expected in earlier estimates that did not include the Affordable Care Act.
Divestitures Will Not Maintain Competition in Medicare Advantage
Issue Brief Experiences from past mergers show that divestitures most likely will not be a successful remedy in the proposed Aetna-Humana merger.
Bigger Is Not Better
Issue Brief A proposed merger between Aetna and Humana, two of the country’s largest health insurance companies, likely would increase costs for consumers and taxpayers.
Enough Is Enough
Report Sustainable drug pricing requires paying for drugs based on their benefits to patients.
Paying It Forward
Report Creating a new Medicaid benefit for evidence-based home visiting services would simplify funding and allow states and communities to scale services, improve outcomes for families, and produce significant savings for states and the federal government.
The Impact of Reversing Kentucky’s Health Care Reforms
Issue Brief Any rollback of Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion and state health insurance marketplace would be a disaster for Kentucky's health, economy, and state budget.
2014 Census Data Confirm Dramatic Impact of the Affordable Care Act
New census numbers confirm that the ACA is working to expand health care coverage in every state, but millions more Americans could be covered if the states that have not yet expanded Medicaid were to do so.
The Great Cost Shift
Report Cost shifting from employers to employees—not the Affordable Care Act—is the reason why employees continue to experience growing health care costs. Employees should be aware of these cost-shifting efforts and share in health care cost savings.
Accountable Care States
Report In order to control health care costs, states should have the option to become “Accountable Care States” that are accountable for health care costs, the quality of care, and access to care—with sizable financial rewards for keeping overall costs low.
Anti-Choice Efforts to Divide Women
Politicians must not be allowed to continue to divide women into groups in order to limit reproductive rights step by step. All women are deserving of respect and the right to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.