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 reduce health inequities and advance health in all communities that permeate the health care system at every level and foster disparate outcomes.
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.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about the new House’s agenda to lower prescription drug costs and fight against attempts to take away health care coverage.
Millions of Americans are seeing the cost of their medications go up, but drug companies are getting two bites out of our pocketbook.
Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexis Scott relies on Medicaid to help her treat injuries she sustained while on duty in Iraq.
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Faced with President-elect Trump's threat to repeal the Affordable Care Act, women must consider long-term options for contraceptives.
An unfavorable ruling in the King v. Burwell case would be disastrous for the millions of people who get health care on the federal exchange.
This Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear King v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
On March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a lawsuit seeking to strip premium tax credits from people living in states with a federal insurance marketplace under the ACA. Watch this video to learn what's at stake.
The Center for American Progress visited the Rio Grande Valley, one of the poorest areas in the entire country, to see what Texas's decision not to expand Medicaid means for the thousands of working-poor Texans living there.
Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray explain the impact of health reform for the LGBT community and how LGBT community members and organizations can get involved in implementing the law.