Health Care
  • The Problem With Health Care ‘Choice’

    By Michael Rainey

    Defenders of the current U.S. health care system often argue that it offers the best range of “choice” for consumers, but a former industry executive says that claim is misleading. Wendell Potter, a...

  • Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar participate in the seventh Democratic 2020 presidential debate in Des Moines

    Three Fiscal Takeaways from the Democratic Presidential Debate

    The Iowa caucuses are less than three weeks away and the top four Democratic presidential contenders are tightly bunched in state polling, so the stakes were high at Tuesday night’s primary debate,...

  • Julia Rosamond discusses a new Medicaid rule in Lepanto Arkansas

    More Than 2 Million Adults Fall Into Medicaid ‘Coverage Gap’

    By Michael Rainey

    The Affordable Care Act enabled states to expand their Medicaid programs to include millions of low-income adults, but as of today 14 states have declined to do so (see this tracker for more details...

  • New York Mayor Bloomberg speaks to reporters after his meeting regarding gun violence with U.S. Vice President Biden in Washington

    Trump and Bloomberg Clash Over Health Care

    By Michael Rainey

    Following the release of a new ad from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg that accuses President Trump of being a “destroyer” when it comes to health care, the president claimed in a...

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    The GOP Divide on Health Care

    By Michael Rainey

    Wealthy Republicans are much less concerned about universal health care coverage than less wealthy Republicans, according to a new survey from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard...