Congress must act to protect Americans from surprise billing, no matter the source.
Instead of protecting the rights of people with mental health disabilities, lawmakers are using the growing urgency around gun violence as a pretext to expand surveillance and criminalization.
The United States needs comprehensive drug pricing reform that applies to all payers.
A new initiative will bring 21st-century approaches to environmental monitoring and public health.
Once considered the epicenter of the opioid epidemic, the city of Dayton, Ohio, pioneered an innovative response that has saved countless lives and become a national model for addressing addiction.
Overturning the Affordable Care Act would negatively affect Medicare, Medicaid, employer coverage, and individual coverage.
Americans would benefit from stronger antitrust enforcement, more competition, and fairer prices in the markets for hospital and physician services.
Implementing public policies to reduce obesity may help prevent chronic disease and increase life expectancy, particularly for low-income individuals.
Tobacco prevention public policies are proven to help reduce smoking rates, but they may also help increase life expectancy, particularly for lower-income populations.
Millions of Americans are seeing the cost of their medications go up, but drug companies are getting two bites out of our pocketbook.
American Indian and Alaska Native women face high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
As the United States continues to address the opioid epidemic, the needs of people who live with chronic pain cannot fall by the wayside.
States are working to bring down drug prices by improving price transparency, increasing negotiating power, and cracking down on price gouging.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
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.