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Commonwealth Fund


Affordable, quality health care. For everyone.

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The Supreme Court decision on birth control coverage under the ACA could potentially deprive hundreds of thousands of women of access to low-cost contraceptives.

While virtual care is good in some situations, face-to-face relationships and trust are critical to providing the best care for patients.

Ballot measures have worked in a number of states as a tool for Medicaid expansion, but the road to passage and implementation is not without challenges.

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What would the COVID-19 pandemic look like without the Affordable Care Act? Imagine 1.1 million people in TX, 1.9 million in FL, and nearly 600,000 in AZ losing coverage as those states experience record numbers of COVID-19 cases: via @DavidBlumenthal 

Join a webinar on JULY 16th at 2PM EST to hear panelists @LaurieZephyrin , @toyinajayidoc , @DrVojta , and @doccrearperry  share key findings from a new report on transforming women’s primary health care. Register here:

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Supporters of a single-payer health system share many values with those who’d rather build on the ACA’s achievements, but they tend to have had more negative experiences with the current health care system.

Multiple studies have shown home hospitalizations can be safer, cheaper, and more effective than institutional care.

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The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision protecting the right of U.S. women to access birth control.

Two of five people dealing with job insecurity — losing a job or receiving an hourly or pay cut — have also lost health insurance, are worried about losing insurance, or were uninsured before the pandemic hit.

“As surely as bacteria and viruses will persist on earth, there will be a next pandemic. The United States can and should be better prepared for it.”

Ending the cash bail system would be a step forward for criminal justice reform, as funds spent on pretrial incarceration could be reinvested in social services.

The ACA's individual mandate was ruled to be unconstitutional by the Fifth Circuit Court. If this decision leads to the entire ACA being struck down, the human toll will be immense and tragic.

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Nearly half of Kentuckians enrolled in Medicaid said they had not heard anything about the state’s plans for a new work requirement; minorities and those with less education were less likely to have heard about the policy.

About 4 million working-age people have lost #healthinsurance  coverage since 2016.

New 11-country survey finds US seniors are the sickest, and most likely to struggle to afford needed health care and worry about basic needs like food and housing.

Even Americans who have health coverage are spending a large share of their income on health care.

Late last year, Republicans passed a tax package through Congress with no debate whatsoever as to its potential effects on the US health care system. Today, takes stock of the health costs of tax reform over on -->

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