Topic: Affordable Care Act

ACA this week - Risk corridors

February 2014 -- The controversy over "risk corridors," used by insurance companies for when they get into a new and unpredictable market, shouldn't be controversial at all. Check out the series from the Forum at Harvard School of Public Health. Visit HSPH’s Affordable Care Act…

ACA this week - Leadership in consumer health care

February 2014 -- Leadership is critical in advocating for health care consumers. How do you advocate in a tough political environment? What leadership strategies or skills are most effective? An interview with Ron Pollack, Executive Director for Families USA. Check out the…

Why IS health care reform so elusive?

[ Fall 2011 ] Interview with John McDonough John McDonough, HSPH professor of the practice of public health, was a senior adviser on the U.S. Senate committee responsible for developing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the landmark health care reform…

ACA’s impact on jobs ignites debate

In the midst of a debate about Obamacare’s impact on the U.S. economy, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty say that it’s important to focus not only on the potential economic impact of the health reform law but also on its…

Health care reform undoing ‘job lock’

The Affordable Care Act is providing a cure for the phenomenon known as “job lock” — when a worker stays in a position solely for employer-sponsored health insurance. That’s according to Katherine Swartz, professor of health policy and economics at Harvard School…

Republican health reform plan represents political sea change

A new health reform proposal from three leading Senate Republicans represents a fundamental shift in the politics of health reform and the Affordable Care Act, according to John McDonough of Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Writing January 30, 2014 in his…

ACA this week - Ben Sommers

Will low-income Americans migrate to obtain Medicaid? Learn more in a new weekly series from the Forum at Harvard School of Public Health. Visit HSPH's Affordable Care Act page for more ACA coverage.

ACA this week - John McDonough

Did President Obama make a convincing case for the ACA in the State of the Union? Check out the new series from the Forum at Harvard School of Public Health. Visit HSPH’s Affordable Care Act page for more ACA coverage.

ACA this week - Medicaid and the states

Why is it hard for low-income Americans to sign up for Medicaid? Learn more in a new weekly series from the Forum at Harvard School of Public Health. Visit HSPH’s Affordable Care Act page for more ACA coverage.