We must take action to ensure that regulations giving same-sex couples and domestic partners visitation and medical decision-making rights are respected and enforced.
Maura Calsyn, Director of Health Policy, testifies before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.
Women need reproductive autonomy to achieve economic security and improved health.
African American women give their opinions on how best to protect their own health and the health of their communities.
Video The Center for American Progress visited the Rio Grande Valley, one of the poorest areas in the entire country, to see what Texas's decision not to expand Medicaid means for the thousands of working-poor Texans living there.
This user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.
Calls for a one-year delay of the individual mandate due to technical issues with the Affordable Care Act rollout are unnecessary and harmful.
Issue Brief Due to the health law’s lower premiums, its deficit reduction will increase by 174 percent.
Issue Brief New insurance options made available through the Affordable Care Act hold great potential for improving the lives of LGBT people, but only if we connect the community with coverage.
Small businesses may choose an option under the Affordable Care Act that would disproportionately harm minority employees.
Issue Brief A move by small businesses toward self-insurance schemes could undermine the reforms of the Affordable Care Act and offer fewer protections for workers.
Issue Brief Physicians are increasingly practicing defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits, but this trend increases costs and doesn’t improve health care outcomes.