Nicole Rapfogel is a research assistant 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.

By Nicole Rapfogel
Building On the ACA To Reduce Health Insurance DisruptionsCenter for American ProgressApril 2, 2021
How Biden’s Coronavirus Plan Funds and Supports State Vaccination EffortsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 11, 2021
Health Care Providers in Georgia’s Low-Income Communities Need Financial ReliefCenter for American ProgressDecember 15, 2020
4 Myths About the Public OptionCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2020
The Trump Administration Treats Seniors as ExpendableCenter for American ProgressOctober 29, 2020
The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Exacerbated Existing Weaknesses in Telemental HealthCenter for American ProgressOctober 19, 2020
Too Little, Too Late: Trump’s Prescription Drug Executive Order Does Not Help PatientsCenter for American ProgressOctober 15, 2020
The Chaos of Repealing the Affordable Care Act During the Coronavirus PandemicCenter for American ProgressOctober 1, 2020
Mental Health Care Was Severely Inequitable, Then Came the Coronavirus CrisisCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2020
The ACA Marketplaces Are Poised To Weather COVID-19Center for American ProgressAugust 21, 2020
A New Strategy To Contain the CoronavirusCenter for American ProgressAugust 6, 2020
Administrative Actions To Reverse Sabotage and Lower Costs in the ACA MarketplacesCenter for American ProgressJuly 14, 2020
Be Wary of Blame-Shifting: Reopening Businesses and Protesting Do Not Carry Equivalent RisksCenter for American ProgressJune 30, 2020
The Health Care Repeal Lawsuit Could Strip Coverage from 23 Million AmericansCenter for American ProgressJune 24, 2020
A National and State Plan To End the Coronavirus CrisisCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2020
Social Distancing To Fight Coronavirus: A Strategy That Is Working and Must ContinueCenter for American ProgressMarch 25, 2020
10 Ways the ACA Has Improved Health Care in the Past DecadeCenter for American ProgressMarch 23, 2020
State and Local Governments Must Take Much More Aggressive Action Immediately To Slow Spread of the CoronavirusCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2020
Affordable Care Act Repeal by StateCenter for American ProgressMarch 2, 2020
Court Ruling Against ACA Hurts Patients and Destabilizes Health Insurance MarketsCenter for American ProgressDecember 19, 2019
House Bill Could Lower Patients’ Prescription Drug Spending by Thousands of DollarsCenter for American ProgressDecember 9, 2019
Trump’s Plan To Privatize MedicareCenter for American ProgressOctober 11, 2019