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Health Care Congress

Obamacare Glitches

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The government shutdown was a misguided and senseless tactic that cost American taxpayers at least $24 billion and damaged the Republican brand. But the error-plagued rollout of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has given the GOP a way to change the conversation.

GOP Targets Congressional Health Care Coverage

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 18,000 people – including members of Congress, all their aides, presidential appointees and even the president and vice pres...

Beyond the Supreme Court Decision on Health Care

William Pierce | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
William Pierce

As the day draws closer to the Supreme Court announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act, the speculation over what it will be and what the reactions of the various stakeholders will be grows more intense.

A Movement for National Minority Health Month

Kathy Ko Chin | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Kathy Ko Chin

Communities of color need a multi-disciplinary approach to achieving health equity and eliminating barriers to care, which is why we support the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012.

The Long Game for Health Reform

Harvard Kennedy School Democrats | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Harvard Kennedy School Democrats

Even if the Affordable Care Act falls in whole or in part, it will have still been a success for three key reasons.

Sam Stein

Republicans Could Save $2.4 Million A Year By Forgoing Their Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some progressive organizations have been making a push in recent days for incoming congressional Republicans to drop their government-sp...

Peaceful Revolution: What's a Key Element of Health Care Reform?

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

No matter what action Congress takes, they must address the unique developmental needs of children by ensuring they have comprehensive benefits that cover them from head to toe.

Tuning Out the Braindead Megaphone

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Despite the "center-right nation" garbage, empirical public opinion data shows America is a decidedly center-left nation, especially on the issue of health care.