Both black mothers and women have long been devalued in American society, and racism must be acknowledged and confronted in the effort to reduce black maternal mortality.
Medicare Extra for All
Rethinking the RUC
The New Supreme Court Vacancy Could Put the Affordable Care Act at Risk
Rate Filings Make Clear that ACA Sabotage Is Driving Up Premiums
Cuts to programs that provide children with health care, nutritious food, and stable housing will compromise their development during a critically important time.
State payment and delivery system reforms in Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Arkansas have been promising.
California’s Reproductive FACT Act ensures that women are informed about their reproductive health options; yet the anti-choice movement would prefer to keep them in the dark.
Through its support for fake women's health centers in NIFLA v. Becerra, the anti-choice movement again demonstrates its willingness to manipulate women's right to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.
Two decades of restrictions on public health research into gun violence has left us willfully ignorant about the full scope of this problem and the most effective interventions to prevent it.
Conservatives rely on old, inaccurate myths about Medicaid to defend their proposals to cut this essential program.
Federal cuts to advertising and outreach as well as shorter open enrollment periods appear to have dampened enrollment on HealthCare.gov.
The president's budget pays for his tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations by slashing health care, education, and other critical investments.
As Puerto Rico continues to recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria, relief efforts must emphasize gender equity.
New data from the Center for American Progress show that LGBTQ people frequently avoid health care and experience discrimination in these settings, underscoring the importance of ACA.
Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements Could Put At Least 6.3 Million Americans at Risk of Losing Health Care
New Trump administration guidance on Medicaid work requirements could lead to a spike in the number of people who are uninsured—all without creating a single job for unemployed workers.
While Congress Cuts Taxes, Children and Families Are Left Without Health Insurance and Support Services
Congress’ focus on passing tax cuts for the wealthy has left state administrators to explain why families may lose services covered under the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program.
By taking these steps, states can lower premiums, increase the number of people with health insurance coverage, and prevent substandard plans from undermining their insurance markets.
On average, about 29,800 fewer people in each congressional district would have coverage by 2025.