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.
This article details six foundational principles for providing inclusive and high-quality birth control and family planning care to all people.
New analysis shows that millions of veterans may experience delays in receiving their pensions, disability compensation, educational allowances, or health care if Congress doesn’t raise, suspend, or eliminate the debt ceiling.
Mia Ives-Rublee explains how instituting Medicaid work requirements could be detrimental to thousands of Americans.
A ruling in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act erodes access to zero-cost preventive care for millions of Americans.
The first 10 drugs negotiated under the Inflation Reduction Act are likely to include treatments for chronic conditions—such as diabetes, cancer, and autoimmune disorders—and be used by millions of beneficiaries.
The creation of additional bureaucracy to take basic supports away from Americans would be costly to the federal government and ineffective in promoting employment.
El acceso al aborto con medicamentos es un componente vital de la salud reproductiva.
A Vaccines for Adults program is critical to expand vaccine access among uninsured adults and boost vaccination rates, therefore promoting equity and reducing health disparities.
Access to medication abortion with mifepristone is a vital component of reproductive health care.
The fourth and final report in this Center for American Progress series highlighting best practices to improve and expand access to contraception at the state level focuses on the importance of contraceptive quality measures.
North Carolina has approved Medicaid expansion—a move to bring in federal funds to bolster rural hospitals and increase resources for mental health.
Please join the Center for American Progress for a virtual panel discussion on the importance of medication abortion and taking politics out of drug safety.