Black, Native American, and Hispanic/Latinx workers are more likely to work in person and in close proximity to others, putting them at greater risk of contracting COVID-19.
Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Medicaid Expansion Is More Important Than Ever, and Young Adults Would Gain the Most
New estimates find that expanding Medicaid now would reduce the number of uninsured people by 4.4 million.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act Would Take Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Away from More Than a Half Million People
The loss of treatment could cost many their lives and prompt a surge in related costs, which would put a huge burden on families, state governments, and providers.
Although Latinx and white populations show similar rates of any mental illness, there are disparities when it comes to treatment.
If the Supreme Court overturns the ACA, coverage and federal spending on health care will fall in every state, and health care providers will experience sizable decreases in revenue.
A new analysis found that the first round of high-impact payments generally, but not always, correlated with the prevalence of COVID-19 rates.
Low- and moderate-income adults, adults with chronic health conditions, and adults with Medicaid or other public coverage were more likely to report problems finding a new provider.
If adopted, the approach in this bill could reduce the number of uninsured people, because more people would find postsubsidy coverage affordable.
As HHS moves to release more aid, it will be important to continue to track what criteria are used in developing future allocations.