When the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare's Medicaid expansion was optional, 13 states opted out.
There's bipartisan consensus on curbing "surprise medical bills," but the American health-care system's flaws run much deeper.
Representative Steven Horsford (D-Nevada) speaks during a news conference on April 9th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
But Republicans are far more likely to think that the United States' quality of care is among the best in the world.
New research suggests the provision allowing people to stay on their parents' health insurance means more young people are getting treatment.
A well-funded Medicaid expansion saves lives and money. Yet Utah and 14 other states are applying for work requirements in hopes of strangling the program.
When it comes to attacking programs that help the most vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump is right in step with his predecessors and his party.
Public health means keeping everyone healthy—as a moral matter, and a practical one.
Many of the Trump administration's own policies undermine this goal.
Surveys show the number of uninsured Americans is increasing for the first time since Obamacare's rollout.
Until American health care becomes truly universal, Medicaid expansion is the best way for states to safeguard the most vulnerable populations.
With Dems running the House, the Trump administration is looking for ways to enact its agenda without legislative approval.
The passage of Medicaid expansion in three deeply conservative states is evidence that a less partisan presentation of policy is allowing voters to make decisions based more on their own interests.
The two regulations, which would have let employers with "religious and moral objections" deny employees cost-free birth control coverage, briefly took effect Monday.
Ten additional states, and the District of Columbia, have joined lawsuits against the Trump administration, over allowing groups to opt out of covering birth control for their employees.
If Friday's ruling striking down the ACA is upheld, the changes will be disruptive and far-reaching.
Since the sign-up period began on November 1st, slightly more than 4.1 million people have enrolled in 2019 plans—a significant decline in comparison with previous years.
A new study found that folks who acquired subsidized health insurance through Obamacare were 25 percent less likely to miss paying their rent or mortgage on time.
Voters consistently rank health care as one of the most important issues in this election.
In a new analysis, researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation looked at the cumulative effects of the Republican Party's actions on health insurance premiums.
In 2018, 8.7 million people bought their non-group health insurance through healthcare.gov—down from 9.2 million people in 2017.
Over 83 percent of employed Ohioans who were continuously enrolled in Medicaid said the program helped enable them to hold down jobs.