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.
The next president will have several tools at his disposal to reduce the prices of drugs without having to wait for congressional action.
COVID-19 has exposed the disparities in the U.S. mental health system, leaving many Americans without accessible and affordable care as policymakers fail to adequately address the crisis.
People who lose job-based health insurance coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic can rely on the marketplaces.
A successful COVID-19 vaccination program requires an unprecedented government effort, with tens of thousands of lives, millions of livelihoods, and a normal way of life at stake.
The early lifting of pandemic restrictions strains emergency housing and homelessness efforts and will exacerbate evictions, foreclosures, and the decades-old housing and homelessness crises.
CAP’s Medicare Extra proposal provides an opportunity for the United States to safeguard and improve access to reproductive health care.
An administration that cares about improving health care access and affordability should take the following steps to reverse the Trump administration’s sabotage and lower costs in the ACA marketplaces.
The disproportionate devastation COVID-19 is having in Native American communities lays bare the U.S. government’s systemic failure to meet its trust and treaty obligations.
The coronavirus will cause devastation when it hits rural America; policymakers must prepare now to prevent this calamity.
The U.S. health care system has never integrated or centered the health care needs of women, and the COVID-19 crisis is exposing these failures and harming women in the process.