Structural racism makes public health crises such as COVID-19 more dangerous by increasing exposure, exacerbating preexisting conditions, and preventing vulnerable people from obtaining the care they need.
As the COVID-19 outbreak—and its effects on the economy—continues to spread across the United States, it is vital for lawmakers to take immediate steps to strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in order to protect those who are most vulnerable.
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.
The decision to buy a gun should be informed by data and research, not fear and anxiety.
The unjust racial wealth gap leaves Black and Latinx communities especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.
Infrastructure assets last for decades. It’s important that the federal government make smart investments to maximize the social, economic, and environmental benefits of any infrastructure investment.
States have a variety of policy options to reduce their prescription drug spending without jeopardizing the health of patients.
H.R. 3 would help to reduce patients’ plan premiums and prices at the pharmacy.
HHS Proposal Puts Millions of Americans at Risk of Discrimination When Accessing Federally Funded Services
A new proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services would give grantees a license to discriminate using billions in taxpayer dollars.
While national attention is primarily focused on gaps in U.S. gun laws, weak oversight of the ammunition industry also exacerbates gun violence.
This fact sheet provides policy recommendations to address the weak oversight of the ammunition industry.
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.
The United States needs federal leadership to ensure that it has a civil justice system that works for all Americans.