Stories tagged: "affordable care act"


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1 in 7 American Adults Is Now Uninsured. That’s Devastating for Public Health and the Economy.

“It staggers the mind that anyone could advocate for taking health care away from tens of millions of people in the middle of the worst public health crisis our country has experienced in a century and the worst economic crash since the end of World War II."

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Supreme Court Sides With Trump on Who Can Access Birth Control. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The ruling could cause tens of thousands of people to lose birth control coverage in one year.

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For the Fifth Time in 3 Years, Voters in a Red State Approved Medicaid Expansion

More than 200,000 Oklahomans will qualify for the state’s Medicaid expansion. That coverage is in jeopardy, however, because of the lawsuit targeting the Affordable Care Act.

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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The Deadline Is Approaching: How to Get Heath Care Coverage If You Lost Yours in March

Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that nearly 27 million workers and family members had lost job-based health coverage as of the start of this month.

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Senate Republicans Snub Coronavirus Relief Bill in Favor of Another Conservative Judge Hearing

On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a confirmation hearing for Cory Wilson, a staunch opponent to reproductive healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.

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These States Expanded Medicaid. This Is What Happened to Their Cancer Death Rates.

Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.