The Congressional health care proposal is not a real plan for maintaining or increasing health care coverage in this country. It’s an ill-conceived scheme that would massively expand the uninsured population and threaten Americans’ well-being.
Surprise medical bills happen when insurers and doctors or other health care providers – fighting over prices – jointly pass the buck to a patient, who received out-of-network health care unknowingly. Texas technically has a “mediation” system for surprise
Congressional Republicans are reportedly adding to an initial plan to repeal and “replace” the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or Obamacare), which will result in fewer people being able to afford insurance—especially low- and moderate-income individuals—and insurance plans that cover less. The
Early this month the Senate confirmed Dr. Tom Price, a former Congressman from Georgia, as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services. During his confirmation hearing Price said he was committed to, “making certain that every single American has
Today, we released a new report, video, and fact sheets on surprise medical bills. Surprise medical bills happen when insurers and doctors or other health care providers–fighting over prices– jointly pass the buck to a patient, who received out-of-network
Earlier this month, leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to all governors and state insurance commissioners requesting input on potential changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid. The U.S. Senate Committee on
Given the results of the national election, we know that many people concerned with Texans’ access to quality health coverage under the Affordable Care Act are uncertain about the future availability of coverage. It’s too early to predict what policy changes
This post was written by Kamia Rathore and it’s our second post in our Countdown to Coverage series. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect, the number of uninsured veterans has dropped nationally. This trend has filtered down to