To meaningfully improve the health of Americans, new policies must target all of the drivers of health, including education, economic stability, neighborhoods and environments, social and community well-being, and historic inequities.
By addressing key priorities, the budget reconciliation process can advance health and economic recovery and deliver benefits to the individuals, neighborhoods, and communities that need them the most.
Reducing prescription drug prices does not have to come at the price of pharmaceutical innovation.
Value-based pricing aligns prescription drug prices to their clinical benefits, leading to lower spending and better health outcomes.
The Medicaid coverage gap, which leaves more than 2 million people uninsured, must be closed with a comprehensive, permanent solution.
New data and analysis reveal important health disparities and barriers to care for transgender adults and what can be done to address these issues.
With intention, humility, and supportive policies, nonprofit hospitals can be key players in improving community health.
Three case studies illustrate how humility, collaboration, and community-driven processes are essential to impactful work.
The coronavirus crisis has proven that access to basic life amenities is a public health necessity; therefore, legislation should reflect the growing need for housing and health services.
Key legislative proposals, including drug price negotiation and inflation caps, would save consumers and businesses millions of dollars.
Vaccinations can help the U.S. workforce and economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal agencies have the opportunity to advance racial equity and narrow the racial wealth gap through executive actions.
Bulk purchasing of prescription drugs would allow federal and state governments to better respond to epidemics—including opioid addiction and HIV/AIDS—and pandemics such as COVID-19.
Federal and state policymakers must act to lower health insurance churn rates, improve continuity of care, and limit coverage gaps.
The American Rescue Plan expands health coverage and affordability for millions of people as the country climbs out of the coronavirus crisis.