The health care law provides coverage for millions of Americans and protects people with preexisting conditions, but it remains under threat from a Trump administration-backed lawsuit.
This interactive allows users to see the harms that would result if the Affordable Care Act were repealed, with data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in the Texas v. United States health care repeal lawsuit has introduced uncertainty into the insurance market, and women’s health is at stake.
The appeals court in the Texas v. United States health care repeal lawsuit ruled the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate unconstitutional but left in doubt the rest of the law, fueling uncertainty that could harm markets in the near term.
New estimates show that recent efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act could leave millions of women and girls with preexisting conditions at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.
The Center for American Progress’ State Health Policy Project works with state governments to design and advance polices to lower health care costs and improve the quality of care.
People with preexisting conditions would lose protections against discrimination by insurance companies under repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Rural hospitals struggle financially with lower patient volumes, higher rates of uncompensated care, and physician shortages.
After failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is trying to use block grants and per-capita caps to sabotage Medicaid.
In the face of the Trump administration’s continual sabotage of the Affordable Care Act, several states have adopted innovative reforms to protect their residents’ health care.
Independent analysis finds the proposal would reduce national health spending relative to current law even after covering 35 million uninsured individuals.
Insurance companies could save billions of dollars under the Trump administration’s proposed rule to undermine patient protections under the Affordable Care Act.
An average of 45,600 people would lose coverage in each congressional district if the ACA were repealed.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about the new House’s agenda to lower prescription drug costs and fight against attempts to take away health care coverage.
Reforms to cut waste in health care financing would save billions of dollars annually.