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An average of 45,600 people would lose coverage in each congressional district if the ACA were repealed.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.
Trump’s morally bankrupt budget betrays the “forgotten men and women” he pledged to fight for, seeking to pay for his $2 trillion tax giveaway with massive cuts to programs on which everyday Americans rely.
Overturning the Affordable Care Act would negatively affect Medicare, Medicaid, employer coverage, and individual coverage.
As attacks to women’s health and rights ramp up on the federal level, states have an opportunity to advance progressive policies to protect women and their families.
In addition to saving lives, expanding Medicaid would have wide-ranging benefits for residents of the 17 nonexpansion states—benefits that go far beyond boosting health insurance coverage and improving access to care.