Federal and state policymakers must act to lower health insurance churn rates, improve continuity of care, and limit coverage gaps.
Build Back Better by Advancing Better Health, Equity, Family Well-Being, and Economic Recovery
By addressing key priorities, the budget reconciliation process can advance health and economic recovery and deliver benefits to the individuals, neighborhoods, and communities that need them the most.
Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap Would Save 7,000 Lives Each Year
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers as a Condition for Medicare and Medicaid Participation
Estimates of Uninsured Adults in the Medicaid Coverage Gap by Congressional District
H.R. 3 Could Save Patients Thousands of Dollars on Prescription Drugs
The United States’ maternal health crisis demands federal and state action to improve coverage, the delivery of care, and pregnancy outcomes. The cost of inaction will almost certainly be dire.
The American Rescue Plan expands health coverage and affordability for millions of people as the country climbs out of the coronavirus crisis.
The president’s coronavirus plan will give states the guidance and resources they need to ramp up vaccine administration in efficient and equitable ways.
The United States urgently needs a comprehensive paid family and medical leave program that will boost the health and economic well-being of American workers and families.
The pandemic has strained small, independent providers in areas already suffering from care shortages.
After the arrival of vaccines, the United States still needs a unified public health campaign centered on harm reduction and empowerment.
With COVID-19 vaccines in sight, it is more important than ever that Congress address upcoming expiration dates from crucial CARES Act provisions.
Although opposed by some firms in the health care industry, a public option would bring down families' health care costs and improve the quality of coverage—even for people who remain in private insurance.
The pandemic has ravaged many rural communities, and the repeal of the Affordable Care Act would only further these harms.
Low-income residents in nonexpansion states face limited options for health coverage.
President Trump’s embrace of a herd immunity strategy, push to repeal the ACA, and broken health care promises put seniors’ health at risk.
Health officials have also linked his political events to more than two dozen individual cases.
Surging mental health needs during a pandemic have laid bare existing inequities and privacy concerns.
The Trump administration’s approach to coronavirus safety is a textbook example of what not to do.