The Takeaway: A Secret They Should Have Kept: House GOP Plan Would Benefit the Wealthy, Harm Most Others

Although it will undoubtedly undergo further revisions, we now have a pretty clear idea of what the House Republican health plan entails - and it's not good.

Director's Corner: Bringing Health System Leaders Together to #ProtectInnovation

On Monday, March 6, our Center team hosted a briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that brought together the voices of leaders of innovative health systems. Titled “Too Much to Lose: Protecting Patients, Protecting Progress in Health...

The Takeaway: Math Problems

As Republicans struggle to come to agreement on how far to go with ACA repeal and what to put in its place, they are confronted with three interlocking math problems.

Reflecting on Black History Month

As February comes to a close, we want to pause and recognize Black History Month.

Call to Action: Creating Cycles of Opportunity Through ACEs Screening

Amidst the noise of the national political landscape, it is important to remind ourselves that February is Black History Month. While this month serves to celebrate the accomplishments of black people in America, it is also a reminder of how...

Dental Therapists at Work: The Economic Benefits of Dental Therapy

Dental therapists have been practicing in the U.S. for more than 10 years. They have improved access to dental care for underserved communities in Alaska since 2005 and in Minnesota since 2011.

Just Another Messaging Document Masquerading as an ACA Replacement Plan

Yesterday, House Republican leadership released another "replacement plan," the Obamacare Repeal and Replace Policy Brief and Resources. After nearly seven years, Republicans continue to call for replacement of the Affordable Care Act but have yet to put forward a plan...

Why We Love CHIP – Because It’s Much More Than Coverage

One of the most shameful failures of our public safety net system is when structural harm goes unaddressed. The lead crisis in Flint, Michigan remains a painful reminder of when blind commitment to cost savings results in irreversible harm for...

Repealing ACA Could Undermine Response to Opioid Epidemic in Rust Belt States

America’s rust belt has been struggling with an opioid epidemic for the last two decades that has taken the lives of thousands of people and brought national attention to the indiscriminate way it has harmed so many families. In states...