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Health Policy

We advance health coverage, health care access and affordability, public health and equity, and quality and efficiency in health care payment and delivery.

A health care professional measures a worker's blood pressure, 2005. (Getty/Smith Collection/Gado/Centers for Disease Control/CDC Connects)

What We're Doing

Expanding affordable health coverage

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.

Advancing public health and equity

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.

Lowering health costs for consumers

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.

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Using Bulk Purchasing To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Report
PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 24: An elderly women begins her day taking her daily prescription medicine on December 24, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.(Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images)

Using Bulk Purchasing To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Bulk purchasing of prescription drugs would allow federal and state governments to better respond to epidemics—including opioid addiction and HIV/AIDS—and pandemics such as COVID-19.

Thomas Waldrop

How the Next Administration Can Lower Drug Prices Report
A man looks over his drug receipts in Boston, January 2019. (Getty/David L. Ryan)

How the Next Administration Can Lower Drug Prices

The next president will have several tools at his disposal to reduce the prices of drugs without having to wait for congressional action.

Maura Calsyn, Thomas Waldrop

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