the CAP Health Policy Team


State Health Policy Article
A nurse practitioner speaks with a patient at a nonprofit children's health clinic that provides affordable care in Commerce City, Colorado, December 2016. (Getty/Kathryn Scott)

State Health Policy

The Center for American Progress works with state governments to strengthen public health systems; lower health care costs; and improve access to affordable, high-quality health coverage.

Medicare Extra Report
A doctor with a patient in the emergency room, January 2010. (Getty/Jeff Greenberg)

Medicare Extra

Independent analysis finds the proposal would reduce national health spending relative to current law even after covering 35 million uninsured individuals.