An uncertain future for access to birth control in the United States

Estimates indicate that over two-thirds of women in the United States had access to affordable birth control under the Affordable Care Act in 2016.

Repealing the ACA could worsen the opioid epidemic

The coverage expansions and protections under the Affordable Care Act have helped lessen the opioid epidemic and save lives.

Using Pennsylvania as a case study to understand the local impact of ACA repeal

Under a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act through reconciliation, Urban Institute projects an increase of 956,000 in uninsured Pennsylvanians by 2019.

Why Zika virus is sticking around—and what we can do about it

Zika isn’t strictly a mosquito-borne virus; it can also spread from person to person via sexual contact—and an alarming number of women don’t know that.

Health costs, not Obamacare, dominate the future of federal spending

Numbers aren’t always popular for those whose facts must fit their storylines, as opposed to those whose storylines evolve from the facts.

It’s time to talk about prekindergarten absenteeism

As the federal government invests more in prekindergarten and focuses on battling absenteeism, it’s important that policymakers and school administrators consider the link between the two.

Living long and living well: How can we care for the nation’s caregivers?

As our population ages, many Americans will need daily hands-on help to live, but what about their caregivers’ ability to live long and well?

New Medicaid guidance could help people get much-needed health care after prison or jail

The new mandatory enrollment policy simplifies reentry preparation and assistance as people transition from prisons and jails to their communities.

Linda Blumberg wins prestigious award for health research impact

Linda’s receipt of the award honored research cited by Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts in the court’s decision in King v. Burwell.

The critical fixes for the ACA

The ACA has substantially decreased the number of uninsured Americans, but experts at a panel on Tuesday agreed it needs improvement.