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Nicole Rapfogel is a research associate for Health Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she interned with the Field and Outreach team at Population Connection, where she organized and advocated for U.S. policy to advance global reproductive health and rights. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and global health. Her undergraduate research focused on contraceptive counseling and patient-provider communication.

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The Behavioral Health Care Affordability Problem Report
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The Behavioral Health Care Affordability Problem

Policymakers could make behavioral health care, including mental health services, more affordable and accessible by enforcing network adequacy and parity provisions, lowering patient costs, and making networking with insurers more attractive for providers.

Nicole Rapfogel

4 Myths About the Public Option Article
President-elect Joe Biden waves after addressing the media about the Trump administration's lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

4 Myths About the Public Option

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.

Nicole Rapfogel, Emily Gee