For millions, the ACA is making a big difference during the coronavirus crisis.
The idea, says our experts, was to shut down Obamacare. But it didn't work out that way. This could take on more importance as the number of uninsured swells due to coronavirus.
The Trump administration's budget for healthcare proposes significant cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.
The US has been trying to reform its complicated health care system since 1993. In 2020, it continues to be one of the biggest and most complicated issues of the presidential campaign.
Americans who live in rural parts of the country have fewer doctors, specialists and hospitals than those who live in cities. It also appears that insurers are working against them.
Just how big a problem are medical bankruptcies? For someone going through one, it's devastating. And it happens far more often than you might think.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
There's a very simple way to give Medicare to all: delete six words from the legislation that created the program in 1965.
Sen. Warren said the filibuster stands in the way of gun reform. It does, and so much more.
Nearly 160 million Americans get insurance through employers, but that does not mean it's good social policy. An economist explains some aspects of employer-sponsored insurance that don't work well.
The winner will set the course of America for years to come.
Presidential candidates have been proposing plans to expand health coverage, lower prescription drug costs and make hospital bills more transparent. But few get to the real problem. Here's why.
As candidates propose ways to provide health insurance for more people, it's important to know that some proposals could have unexpected consequences, including potential closure of public hospitals.
In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.
Obamacare, while highly controversial, has been a tough law to kill. The efforts of a federal district judge in Texas had seemed yet another ineffective assault. Then came the DOJ's actions Monday.
If a person in the US has lots of money, he or she has access to some of the best health care in the world. The story is very different for poor people and minorities.
A judge in Texas ruled Dec. 14 that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. His ruling has no immediate effect, however, except to signal more perils ahead for the health care law.
Universal Coverage Day came only three days shy of the deadline for open enrollment in the US. Why are much smaller, less wealthy countries such as Thailand pushing forward while the US is not?
Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.
The campaign trail has been filled with talk about health care coverage, especially pre-existing conditions. While it may sound like both parties are on the same page, their ideas dramatically differ.