Much at Stake for States Defending the ACA in Texas v. United States

If the Court decides that the Democratic defendants do not have standing, the Court could also decide to leave the district court decision striking down the ACA in place, as well as open up other legal questions.

Puerto Rico and the Territories Face Medicaid Cliff: Congress Must Act

Earlier this month, the US House Energy and Commerce committee held hearings inviting one government representative overseeing the administration of Medicaid from each territory to testify their respective needs for long-term program funding.

The Trump Administration Is Escalating Its Attack On People With Pre-existing Conditions

The Trump administration is flexing its administrative and judicial muscles to limit access to health coverage and deny people with pre-existing conditions access to care.

Senate Takes Bipartisan Step to Address Health Care Costs and Equity

Last week, the Senate HELP Committee held a hearing on a bipartisan cost containment package, dubbed the Alexander-Murray bill.

Study Confirms Work Reporting Requirements in Arkansas Don’t Work

Following a full year of operation, the “data and information” out of that state has illuminated very troublesome results for those who have pushed for work reporting requirements.

The Dark Horse Lawsuit Threatening America’s Health (And Why You Should Care)

On July 9th, at around 1 p.m. in New Orleans, lawyers representing 17 Republican-led states will file into one of the courtrooms of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for the case of Texas v. United States.

Director's Corner: Person-Centered Care – Sharing Evaluation Results, Progress and Threats

Sharing Evaluation Results, News Affecting Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees, and Three Harmful Federal Policy Proposals.

Congress Can Make Health Care Better While Building the Path to Universal Coverage

Tomorrow, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Pathways to Universal Coverage.” We applaud House leaders for encouraging serious discussion about the road to universal health coverage. Beyond that, we hope this is the beginning, rather...

As #OAM19 Winds Down, a Focus on Aligning Care with What Matters to Older Adults

On the final day of #OAM19, we’re pleased to share a look at Age-Friendly Health Systems, an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and Institute for Healthcare Improvement, that seeks to improve care for all older adults.