In addition to saving lives, expanding Medicaid would have wide-ranging benefits for residents of the 17 nonexpansion states—benefits that go far beyond boosting health insurance coverage and improving access to care.
The most damaging effects of the Trump administration’s policies are yet to come.
This interactive illustrates actions taken by states to combat federal sabotage of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
As the federal government continues to undermine the health care system, states are taking matters into their own hands.
Tobacco prevention public policies are proven to help reduce smoking rates, but they may also help increase life expectancy, particularly for lower-income populations.
The average marketplace enrollee will pay about $1,000 more for health insurance than they should due to mandate repeal and the short-term plan rule.
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.
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.
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.
The newest ACA repeal plan would gut protections and raise prices for health care coverage for women and girls.
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.
As the United States continues to address the opioid epidemic, the needs of people who live with chronic pain cannot fall by the wayside.
Abortion restrictions and threats to access to comprehensive reproductive health care could be contributing toward the maternal mortality crisis in the United States.