Vice President and Coordinator for Health Policy
We are dedicated to bolstering affordable, high-quality health coverage options. By building on the Affordable Care Act, closing the Medicaid coverage gap, and developing progressive solutions for a world in which everyone can access care.
We are working to advance health in all communities and reduce health inequities that foster disparate outcomes. This includes addressing the significant vulnerabilities in our public health system to ensure that it is more resilient and ready to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and future health threats.
We are finding ways to reduce costs while improving health care quality and addressing the social and economic factors that influence health. Via delivery system and payment reform, the government has ample opportunities to bolster efficiency and quality in health care.
Jill Rosenthal explains why lapses in health data for COVID-19 reveal the fragility of the U.S. public health system.
Public health plays a key role in keeping us all safe and healthy. This video shows how public health works and calls for investment in the nation’s public health system.
Policymakers could make behavioral health care, including mental health services, more affordable and accessible by enforcing network adequacy and parity provisions, lowering patient costs, and making networking with insurers more attractive for providers.
Significant and sustained investments in public health would improve societal health, advance equity, and foster economic and climate resiliency.
Investments in public health not only improve the health of society but also advance equity and foster economic and climate resiliency.
Since Roe v. Wade, extremist politicians have enacted more than 1,300 restrictions to take away abortion rights and access.
To manage rising prescription drug prices, states should explore comprehensive policy options that address cost drivers across the drug supply chain.
To improve health and well-being, policymakers must act to address inequities, infrastructure, and social determinants of health that contribute to poor health.
Policies to strengthen the nation’s health must ensure that individuals and communities are healthy, thriving, and inclusive through long-term, sustained investments.
Unless Congress acts soon to extend the American Rescue Plan subsidies, marketplace enrollees will face higher health care costs in 2023 and 3 million people will become uninsured.