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Health coverage is key to accessing health care and preventive services. The Center for American Progress has long researched, developed, and advocated for policies that expand health coverage, strengthen access to care, and improve affordability. The following research and analyses illustrate gaps in health coverage and propose ways to improve access to care.
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This toolkit provides guidance for reproductive rights and disability rights organizations and others who seek to submit a comment on the Biden administration’s proposed rule on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Sep 21, 2023
In their op-ed published by The 74, Jill Rosenthal and Michelle Fiscus explain why routine immunizations are necessary to keep kids and communities safe and what role schools can play in immunization efforts.
Sep 9, 2023
Jill Rosenthal, Michelle Fiscus
Price negotiation will improve access and affordability for Medicare Part D drugs for seniors.
Aug 30, 2023
Marquisha Johns writes in The Hill why reauthorizing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Response Act is essential to avoid drug supply chain issues and shortages.
Aug 27, 2023
Jul 19, 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare drug price negotiation provision will improve access to and affordability of medications that help women, Black, Hispanic or Latino, LGBTQI+, and disabled beneficiaries.
Jul 17, 2023
Gillian Tisdale, Nicole Rapfogel
Policymakers can address the decline in routine childhood vaccination rates in the United States by improving access and boosting confidence in childhood vaccines, and by making vaccination the easiest and most sensible choice.
Jul 6, 2023
Policymaking that considers the unique developmental needs of young children, as well as their lived experiences and that of their families, can set the foundation for health and well-being throughout life.
Jun 29, 2023
Hailey Gibbs, Allie Schneider
Doctors, doulas, and nurse practitioners detail their experiences since the overturn of Roe v. Wade and their fears in the rapidly evolving legal landscape of abortion care.
Jun 23, 2023
Restrictions on abortion force a Texas OB-GYN to change how she operates her practice.
A South Texas OB-GYN resident sees patients suffering worse health outcomes in the aftermath of the state’s near-total abortion ban and restrictions.
An abortion doula in Washington, D.C., details her experiences offering care to patients traveling from across the country to access care.
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