NAIC Meeting Recap: Consumer Representatives Call on Regulators to Address Racial Inequities

Insurance regulators have an important role to play in not only protecting consumers during this pandemic, but also in fighting systemic racism.

Coverage is Critical for Reducing Dental-Related ER-Use

The availability of Medicaid adult dental benefits varies by state and ranges widely from only covering emergency treatment in some states to full comprehensive care in others.

Bipartisan Support for Dental Therapy Grows

Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Endorses Dental Therapists

Top Three State Policy Priorities to Support Immigrants and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown disproportionate impacts on low-income immigrants as many continue to be on the front lines as essential workers. Unfortunately, millions of immigrants are left out under federal relief efforts.

The Forgotten Americans: Puerto Rico Under COVID-19

While the United States experiences physical distancing under the coronavirus pandemic, the 3.2 million American citizens in Puerto Rico experience multiple types of distancing – physical, economic and political

Health Care Organizations Can Take Action Now to Promote Racial Justice

In these weeks of mourning, anger, fear and courage, we have been heartened by the many statements of support and solidarity with demands for racial justice from so many health care organizations. We hope that these words will translate into...

Let’s Talk About Affordability, NOT Stripping Health Coverage From Millions

Affordability is not a new issue. Even before the pandemic, health coverage and care has been out of the reach of millions of people across the country.

Bans on Sex Discrimination DO Protect LGBTQ+ People, SCOTUS Rules

Just three days after the Trump administration issued a new rule that would promote discrimination against LGBTQ+ people seeking health care, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered a landmark ruling Monday (June 15) that undercuts the rationale...

Rate Review in the time of Coronavirus: This is No Time for ACA Rate Increases

The Coronavirus pandemic has unleashed significant uncertainty in the U.S., straining our health care system and the ways we finance it.
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