Health Policy Center

  • Linda Blumberg and John Holahan discuss why prohibitions on preexisting condition exclusions alone are insufficient to protect those with health problems and ensure their affordable access to necessary care.

  • Between 2013 and 2016, as the major coverage provisions of the ACA were implemented, uninsurance among the nonelderly fell dramatically.

  • The Mercatus Center released a report that estimated that the Sanders single payer plan would cost 32 trillion over ten years. This brief compares Urban Institute and Mercatus estimates of the cost of a single payer proposal and also describes an array of alternative proposals that could achieve most of the same objectives at a lower federal budget cost.

  • Analyzing the risks of Medicaid coverage loss among working enrollees who do not appear to qualify for a student or caregiver exemption.

  • The Trump administration recently finalized regulations expanding access to short-term, limited-duration policies. A lawsuit filed today argues that the president is violating the Constitution.

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