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The numbers aren’t pretty

Before the ink was even dry on the Affordable Care Act, opponents of reform rolled up their sleeves and got to work to repeal dozens of consumer protections that were included in the new… Read more.

01.20.2011 / Erin Kelly, / Insights Column

Working together to build a better system

It seems like we’ve heard the same talking points from conservatives for the past year and a half. They say that the Affordable Care Act will increase the deficit, even though the non-partisan Congressional… Read more.

01.20.2011 / Erin Kelly, / Insights Column

Reform vs. repeal

This blog was originally written and posted by Shavon Arline, National Health Director of the NAACP. As we begin this new year, the NAACP finds ourselves back in the fight to support that which is now… Read more.

01.19.2011 / Insights Column

Repealing health reform has financial consequences.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) was created in 1974 by the passage of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act. Its purpose is to provide the Congress with “objective, nonpartisan, and timely analysis to aid… Read more.

01.13.2011 / Tara Bostock, / Insights Column

Health care spending grows at slower rate

We’ve got some good news, and we’ve got some bad news. The good news is that CMS reports that health care spending in 2009 grew by the slowest rate in the last 50 years. The bad news is… Read more.

01.12.2011 / Erin Kelly, / Insights Column