Three ways short-term health plans could damage the US health system

Expanding short-term health plans could raise ACA-compliant insurance premiums by 18 percent.

Better data are key to helping states meet the needs of LGBTQI people

Despite progress toward collecting data on the LGBTQI population, there is still a long way to go.

How Tulsa, Oklahoma, is making mental health a priority

Leaders are seeking to change the picture of mental health in Tulsa, which ranks 15th in the nation in suicides.

Changes to Title X funding could affect access to health care for millions of women

A January 2018 survey provides a picture of women’s experiences with family planning safety net clinics like Planned Parenthood.

Medicaid-covered opioid overdose and treatment drugs reveal the growth of the opioid crisis

From 2011 and 2017, units of medication for treating opioid use disorder and overdoses paid for by Medicaid increased 183 percent.

What would it take to make single-payer health care a reality?

Urban's new podcast discusses the possibility of a single-payer health system, for which public support has risen considerably.

Together, Medicaid and CHIP cover more than 4 in 10 young children in most metropolitan areas

Congress has agreed to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a critical source of coverage for young children.

Women want effective birth control

Despite strong support for birth control among women, steps by the administration may put access to it at risk.

Why are children of renters more vulnerable to asthma?

Asthma prevalence is closely related to environmental, genetic, and demographic factors, such as income and ethnicity.