Eldercare Voices: Vulnerable Older Americans and Their Families Depend on the ACA and Medicaid

Gregg Warshaw, MD Proposals to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reduce funding for Medicaid will have a disproportionate impact on low-income older adults and their families. The median income for older adults in the U.S. is less than...

Uncertainty Around ACA Stirs Fear In Immigrant Communities

Following the election of Donald Trump, immigrant communities have grown increasingly anxious about their safety and well-being.

The Takeaway: Paul Ryan's Health Care To-Do List

Let's cut through the fog and look at what the real repeal agenda and its effects would be.

Dually Eligible Beneficiaries Placed in “Double Jeopardy” By Threats to Medicaid and Medicare

Beyond the unfolding rush to repeal the ACA, proposals in favor among Republican congressional leaders and the nominee for HHS Secretary, Rep. Tom Price, would permanently rework the structure and financing of Medicaid...

People with Complex Health Needs Facing a Step Back into the Dark Ages with ACA Repeal

Here's why Republican threats to repeal the ACA should be worrisome to consumers with complex needs and to their providers, caregivers, advocates and collaborators...

Repealing the ACA Puts Children at Risk

Just before the end of December, when people were shutting off their news feeds and setting up their out-of-office emails, advocates in Arizona held a press event to highlight the devastating impact the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a Replacement Hurts Seniors

This guest blog is part of a series to highlight the dangers of repealing the Affordable Care Act. Multiple times a week, Community Catalyst will highlight a different constituency to draw attention to the benefits the ACA has afforded them...

ACA Repeal: So Much to Lose for People with Substance Use Disorders

Given the devastating toll the opioid epidemic is having on our communities, the promise from congressional Republicans and President-elect Trump to repeal the Affordable Care Act would hardly Make America Great Again.

Gathering Light: Year-End Reflections

This final 2016 edition of Health Innovation Highlights comes to you on the Winter Solstice. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today we experience the inflection point from the days getting shorter, to the gift of a few...