Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for Latinos, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for African Americans, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.
The Medicaid program is a reliable source of funding for states that bolsters their economies. Medicaid allows states to do more to meet their residents’ health care needs than they could do on their own.
Four Strategies for Improving Programs that Help Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries with Health Care Costs
Low-income people with Medicare often struggle with high out-of-pocket health care costs. This brief identifies four strategies that advocates and policymakers can use to improve the programs that help these beneficiaries.
A recent report from the Government Accounting Office (GAO) points to one more reason why expanding health coverage under the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) makes good economic sense. Expanding Medicaid can eliminate gaps in the health coverage of those who eventually enroll in Medicare. This drives down Medicare’s costs because enrollees tend to enroll in the program in better health.
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
The New Commission on Long-Term Care Has an Opportunity to Improve the Lives of the Elderly and People with Disabilities
Last month, President Obama appointed the final members of the Commission on Long-Term Care. The purpose of this commission is to improve consumer choice and access to home- and community-based services (HCBS) for those who need long-term services and supports.
This series of fact sheets explains why cutting health care programs like Medicaid and Medicare in an effort to reduce spending will hurt American families and the economy.
Let’s do a quick brainstorm. Who do you think of when you hear “Medicaid beneficiary”?
Now let’s check your answers. Did “grandma” make your list? Maybe not, but she should have.
Last night at the Republican National Convention, Governor Romney’s running mate gave a speech about what he sees for the future of America. While Paul Ryan riled up the crowd with his rhetoric, it has been widely criticized for missing something—the facts.