January 15, 2010

Affordability in the health reform bill

Kate Blocher

Staff Writer

The health reform debate is rounding the corner and barreling towards the finish line-signing the bill into law. However, before we reach this momentous end, there are a few more procedural hurdles to overcome. The most daunting of them will be merging the House and Senate bills into a single piece of legislation that will be able to receive a majority vote in both chambers and to be signed into law by President Obama.

November 14, 2012

Health Care After the Election

Ron Pollack

Executive Director

This blog was originally posted on Huffingtonpost.com.

Throughout this election season, there has been considerable debate concerning the future of our nation's health care system. With the elections behind us, we can determine the key policy directions that will likely shape health coverage and care for the foreseeable future. At least four are worth noting.

September 25, 2013

Expert Q&A: Medicaid Eligibility in the Marketplaces

Sanjay Kishore

Villers Fellow

Starting on October 1, millions of Americans will be able to sign up for health coverage through health insurance marketplaces. In addition to private insurance, consumers can use the marketplaces to apply for Medicaid, which is a public insurance program that offers health care at little or no cost to people with low incomes. Here, we address three common questions about Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act


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