Issue Brief Physicians are increasingly practicing defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits, but this trend increases costs and doesn’t improve health care outcomes.
Video Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray explain the impact of health reform for the LGBT community and how LGBT community members and organizations can get involved in implementing the law.
Issue Brief Many transgender people lack health insurance and face discrimination from health care companies. Certain states are taking steps to prevent discrimination, and on the national level, the Affordable Care Act prohibits insurance discrimination.
As we continue to implement key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, we should ensure that the law helps same-sex couples and their families get the insurance coverage and health care that they need.
Misconceptions about Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act obscure the fact that the Medicaid program boasts a long track record of proven effectiveness in providing care and assistance to those most in need.
If state leaders change their minds and agree to implement the Medicaid expansion available under the Affordable Care Act, many lives could be saved across America.
This month marks the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which has led to numerous successes for women’s health but also reminds us that we have a lot left on our agenda.
The changes Obamacare is making to the way our health care is delivered and paid for benefits millions of American families.
As we move to implement the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, we must be sure to consider how the law will affect gay and transgender Americans and people with HIV, as discussed at a recent CAP event.
The latest House Republican budget is an assault on seniors—from the health care and prescription drugs they need to stay healthy, to the care they need in their twilight years, to the very meals they eat.
The latest House Republican budget resolution’s treatment of Medicare will result in higher annual premiums for seniors and increasingly unaffordable health care costs in retirement.
The HIV Organ Policy Equity, or HOPE, Act represents a positive step forward for sensible HIV and health policy by removing outdated barriers to common-sense procedures for the donation of life-saving organs.
We must institute policies in America that support and assist new mothers who want to breastfeed their babies but can’t afford to take time off or who need counseling through the process.
Under the sequester, Title X could be cut by $15 million, which would significantly impact critical family-planning and reproductive-health services for women nationwide.