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The Uneven Expansion of Access to Paid Sick Days

Too many private-sector workers, especially in Southern and Midwest states, do not have access to paid sick days, jeopardizing their family’s health and economic security—as well as their own.

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How States Are Combating Federal ACA Sabotage

As the federal government continues to undermine the health care system, states are taking matters into their own hands.

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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy

Tobacco prevention public policies are proven to help reduce smoking rates, but they may also help increase life expectancy, particularly for lower-income populations.

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How the U.S. Health Insurance System Excludes Abortion

Abortion is considered to be a separate, politicized entity within the broader health insurance system, but a lack of coverage for this critical health care can have devastating impacts on women.

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Rethinking the RUC

For more than two decades, Medicare has relied far too heavily on recommendations submitted by the American Medical Association’s Relative Value Scale Update Committee.

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Moving Backward

New estimates show that recent efforts to eliminate pre-existing condition protections could leave millions of women and girls at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.

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