It is imperative to consider how racism and other forms of discrimination contribute to alarmingly high rates of maternal and infant mortality among African American women.
Michele and Igor speak with Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about the latest efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
The Trump administration and its allies in Congress are working to undermine federal clean air and environmental protections, putting the health of all Americans at risk.
As many as 8.7 million black, Hispanic, and other people of color could lose Medicaid coverage under the Senate health care bill.
The Senate ACA repeal bill's proposed cut in essential health benefits would be catastrophic for people who are sick or have a pre-existing condition and need prescription drugs, treatment for opioid addiction, or other services that could be excluded.
Senate Repeal Bill Would Still Eviscerate Coverage and Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Even without waivers for community rating, the emerging Senate ACA repeal bill would still critically weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Trump’s policy agenda denies women their fundamental rights and is particularly harmful to mothers.
President Donald Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act would result in more public health disasters by hamstringing federal agencies’ efforts to respond to emerging threats.
A deal with moderate House Republicans would provide subsidies for just 76,000 more people with pre-existing conditions.
The Affordable Care Act repeal bill fails consumers with pre-existing conditions and falls $200 billion short.
People with serious health conditions would pay tens of thousands of dollars more for coverage if the Affordable Care Act were repealed.
Even after adding a new risk pool, enrollees would face thousands of dollars in increased costs.
We need a health care system that delivers care with compassion and guards the right to affordable, effective health care.
President Trump and House Republicans’ proposed Medicaid cuts put people with disabilities at risk in every state.