ACA

Fighting Words

Brett Kavanaugh Is a Threat to Disabled People’s Rights

Kavanaugh’s record suggests he doesn’t recognize the inherent humanity and value of the disability community at large.
S.E. Smith
9.18.18
healthcare

People Are Scared to Use Health Safety Nets Because of ICE

Known as a "chilling effect​," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.18
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
healthcare

Why Do People Hate Obamacare, Anyway?

It’s not just ideology; a lot of people don’t understand what the law does or how it works.
Julie Rovner
12.6.17
birth control

These States Guarantee Free Birth Control No Matter What Trump Does

Regardless of what happens to Obamacare, they have us covered.
Michelle Malia
11.30.17
healthcare

Why Do We Have Health Insurance Companies Anyway?

Some doctors argue that their patients would fare better paying out of pocket.
Vishal Khetpal
10.13.17
how bout no

The New Birth Control Rule Is Illegal

"Everyone has the right to practice their religion but they don’t have the right to practice it on someone else.​"
Susan Rinkunas
10.6.17
Trumped

Trump Admin Vows to Stabilize Insurance Market, Then Moves to Destabilize It

Trump has made no secret of his plan to “let Obamacare implode, then deal,” regardless of how many people get hurt along the way. Now they're slashed funding for Obamacare outreach by 90 percent.
Jesse Hicks
9.1.17
healthcare

Politicians Are Lying About Planned Parenthood to Pass ‘Skinny Repeal’ Bill

The latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act wrongfully attacks Planned Parenthood.
Dawn Laguens
7.27.17
Organ Donation

How Trumpcare Could Screw Over Organ Donors and Recipients

Insurance costs are likely to skyrocket while coverage plummets.
S.E. Smith
7.27.17
healthcare

Get Ready to Pay Your Parents' Medical Bills

Trumpcare would make health insurance much, much more expensive for older Americans.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.17
healthcare

Health Savings Accounts Are Just Another Boost for Rich People

Enrollment in HSAs has skyrocketed to nearly 20 million people, but very few of those people are poor.
Simon Haeder
7.25.17