During National Women's Health Week, and every week, it's never too late to take control of your wellness and be the healthiest you. Just remember, there are women across the country who are doing the same, and who support you.
Serving as a reminder of just how much courts matter, the US Supreme Court ruling in Zubik may make a woman's ability to access birth control dependent on the religious views of her employer. No employers should be allowed to impose their personal religious views on their workers.
In Florence Nightingale's day, quality, hygienic, patient-centered nursing was in short supply. Patient safety and quality of care have come a long wa...
Not surprisingly, republicans, employees and employers subject to the Cadillac Tax would like to see it removed from the ACA. What is a surprise is that unions and some democrats are in agreement that the tax should eliminated.
Hillary Clinton has made fixing the "family glitch" part of her presidential healthcare platform, but she doesn't outline a plan for solving the Affordable Care Act quirk that leaves millions of people unable to access health insurance subsidies.
Social determinants of health (SDOH), as identified by the CDC, are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.
As celebrated as MACRA was at the time for ending the widely unpopular method of setting fees, the law's true impact will be felt in the long term. It introduced a new payment structure aimed at rewarding physicians for high quality, good patient outcomes and efficiency, rather than volume of services.
In a presidential election year, there are lots of speeches about improving the path for America and its citizens, but words are meaningless unless we fully address the massive gaps in mental health care for our most vulnerable communities.
In recent months a number of studies have looked at the effects of the Affordable Care Act, i.e., Obamacare. The most recent release demonstrates that the law greatly increased access to health care--with a disproportionate amount of the benefit going to non-white Americans.
As residents around the country engage in conversations about the future of our country, we hope that everyone discusses the health impact of decisions, and how improving the health of our neighborhoods will allow for a just, safe, and equitable future.
As for the status quo, United is a business, and has the option of renouncing its high costs. The people paying for business as usual with their lives -- do not.
Should insurers be allowed to sell health plans across state lines? This policy idea has been around for more than a decade, but it's seeing renewed scrutiny during this election year.
Burdensome and unworkable is the best description of the plan proposed by a group of religious nonprofit organizations and institutions to interfere with the ability of women in their health plans to access birth control, and undermine the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage mandate.
By Erin Hemlin Erin Hemlin is Director of Training and Consumer Education at Young Invincibles. In that capacity, Erin leads YI's training and edu...
If you like the system we have now then vote for whoever you like, but if you think as I do, that the system is broken and you fantasize about moving to a country with government-run health care, then there is only one real choice for president and that is Bernie Sanders.
In April 2014, I gave Obamacare a grade point average (GPA) a 2.0 (letter grade is C). By August 2014 the average had improved a little to 2.2 (C+). Has this changed now?