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.
These Conservative State Officials’ Lawsuits Attacking Federal Protections Harm Their Fellow Residents
Some state officials are using litigation in an attempt to undermine people’s wages, well-being, and access to health care—and the Trump administration is on their side.
The Trump administration has repeatedly worked to sabotage the Affordable Care Act and restrict access to health care services, compromising access and resulting in higher prices for women.
The new House tax bill would add more than $3 trillion to deficits over the second 10 years.
The most damaging effects of the Trump administration’s policies are yet to come.
This interactive illustrates actions taken by states to combat federal sabotage of the Affordable Care Act.
As the federal government continues to undermine the health care system, states are taking matters into their own hands.
A new proposal augments the threat Judge Kavanaugh poses to people with pre-existing conditions.
If federal lawmakers’ attacks on Medicaid succeed, states could be forced to fill the resulting budget holes with cuts to public education, leading to lower salaries for teachers or higher tuition for college students.
The average marketplace enrollee will pay about $1,000 more for health insurance than they should due to mandate repeal and the short-term plan rule.