Media Coverage

SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE

Dec 2020 – NY Times. Obamacare, in Its First Big Test as Safety Net, Is Holding Up So Far.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/29/upshot/obamacare-recession-big-test.html

Aug 2020 – STAT. Op-Ed. The Trump administration’s ‘public charge’ rule and Covid-1: bad policy at the worst time.” https://www.statnews.com/2020/08/21/the-trump-administrations-public-charge-rule-and-covid-19-bad-policy-at-the-worst-time/

Aug 2020 – Fox 25 News. TV Interview. “Study by Boston researchers shows racial disparities among COVID-19 cases.” https://www.boston25news.com/news/health/study-by-boston-researchers-shows-racial-disparities-among-covid-19-cases/NXYI64EC3VHD7DZZVNHVVEH5UM/

Apr 2020 – CNBC (Video). Why the U.S. is Facing a Hospital Bed Shortage.” https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/04/30/does-the-us-have-enough-hospital-beds-as-coronavirus-cases-rise.html

Apr 2020 – Tampa Bay Times.  “Florida’s Medicaid debate recharged amid coronavirus pandemic.”  https://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/04/07/floridas-medicaid-debate-recharged-amid-coronavirus-pandemic/

Mar 2020 – Los Angeles TimesCoronavirus forces reckoning for Trump’s healthcare cuts.” https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-03-18/virus-pandemic-forces-administration-backtrack-healthcare-agenda

Dec 2019 – Boston Globe. Op-Ed.  “The Perils of a Patchwork System.” https://www.bostonglobe.com/2019/12/16/opinion/perils-patchwork-system/

Oct 2019 – Wall St Journal. “The Medicaid Experiment in Arkansas: Thousands Lost Coverage, Few Gained Jobs.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-medicaid-experiment-in-arkansas-thousands-lost-coverage-few-gained-jobs-11570964402

June 2019 – Los Angeles Times. “Arkansas’ Medicaid Work Requirement Left People Uninsured without Boosting Employment.” https://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-arkansas-medicaid-work-requirements-backfire-20190619-story.html

November 2018 – Boston NPR CommonHealth. Op-Ed (joint with Amal Trivedi) “Medicaid Won The Midterms. Here’s Why That Could Save Lives.”https://wbur.fm/2FlckZs

November 2018 – Vox. “Medicaid’s Stunning Victory.” https://bit.ly/2JNdefV

June 2018 – Los Angeles Times. “Medicaid Strategy Favored by Trump May Make Care Less Affordable, New Studies Indicate.” https://t.co/Zya5UeLPS9

April 2018 – Newsweek. “Obamacare Improved Surgical Treatment, Likely Saved Lives, New Study Finds.” www.newsweek.com/obamacare-barack-obama-saved-lives-790586

July 2017 – New York Times. “Medicaid Worsens Your Health? That’s a Classic Misinterpretation of Research.”https://nyti.ms/2tDHxQb

June 2017 – USA Today. Op-Ed. Weigh Facts Before You Gut ACA.” https://usat.ly/2tK6E0r

Mar. 2017 – Washington Post. Op-Ed. The GOP health-care plan would quietly kill the Medicaid expansion. Here’s how.” http://wapo.st/2moH3YK?tid=ss_tw

Jan. 2017 – CNN. TV Interview. What doctors think about the Affordable Care Act.” http://cnn.it/2iPeZLD

Dec. 2016 – Boston Globe.  Op-Ed (joint with Jonathan Gruber). Repealing the Affordable Care Act — fact vs. fiction” www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/12/08/repealing-affordable-care-act-fact-fiction/WPoX8WVac0te2fbJV5JKTM/story.html

Aug. 2016 – New York Times.Obamacare Appears to Be Making People Healthier.” http://nyti.ms/2bfUhBj

Aug. 2016 – Boston Globe.ACA may not be ‘terrific,’ but it’s making a difference.” http://goo.gl/VyL5dG

Mar. 2016 – New York Times.How to Stop the Bouncing Between Insurance Plans Under Obamacare.” http://nyti.ms/1XMlxs1

Jan. 2016 – Los Angeles Times.Obamacare helping improve access to medical care for the poor, new studies show.” http://fw.to/i3zrFZY

Jan. 2016 – New York Times.Better Health Care Access in Kentucky and Arkansas, Study Says.” http://nyti.ms/1mE4snA

Dec. 2015 – CUNY TV POTUS 2016 with Brian Lehrer. TV Interview.  (Minute 16:25-28:00): http://www.cuny.tv/show/potus2016/PR2004841

July 2015 – USA Today. “Obamacare reduces uninsured rates, improves access to care, study finds.” http://usat.ly/1SchJC1

July 2015 – Reuters. “Americans report improved health, better healthcare: study.” http://tinyurl.com/pbyrys4

June 2015 – Minnesota Public Radio, interview. “How well is the Affordable Care Act working?” www.mprnews.org/story/2015/06/30/bcst-affordable-care-act-working

Jan. 2015 – Washington Post. “Health insurers may be finding new ways to discriminate against patients.” http://wpo.st/M7DA0

Nov. 2014 – National Public Radio. “Smooth Second Roll Out For MA Health Connector Site.” http://t.co/g9fBy5eyYD

Oct. 2014 – New York Times. “Medicaid, Often Criticized, Is Quite Popular With Its Customers.” nyti.ms/1sfrkJz

June 2014 – New York Times. “In Texarkana, Uninsured and on the Wrong Side of a State Line.” http://nyti.ms/1psHQTF

May 2014 – New York Times. “Mortality Drop Seen to Follow ’06 Health Law.” http://nyti.ms/1sEJ27C

May 2014 – MSNBC Melissa Harris-Perry Show. TV Interview.
PART I: http://on.msnbc.com/1nsSDi7.
PART II: http://on.msnbc.com/1nsS7kn

May 2014 – Boston Globe. “Study calls wide Massachusetts coverage a lifesaver.” http://goo.gl/QQxGfw

May 2014 – Reuters Interview. “Health Reform Watch: Study finds fewer deaths after MA health reform.” http://goo.gl/riYM4u

Apr. 2014 – Politico. “Study probes Obamacare impact on canceled plans.” http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/obamacare-affordable-care-act-canceled-plans-105964.html

Apr. 2014 – Washington Post. “White, older and self-employed people want to keep their health plans.” http://wpo.st/ZXG-1

Jan. 2014 – National Journal. “Considering Medicaid Expansion for Your State? Read This Study.” http://njour.nl/s/64042?oref=t.co

Jan. 2014 – USA Today. “Momentum builds for Medicaid expansion in states.” http://archive.freep.com/usatoday/article/4715903

May 2013 – Los Angeles Times. “Some could have gaps in medical coverage under new law.” http://goo.gl/DJmrg

July 2012 – New York Times. “Medicaid Expansion May Lower Death Rate, Study Says.” http://nyti.ms/OFzBhJ

July 2012 – Wall Street Journal. “Death Rates Vary in Medicaid Study.” http://on.wsj.com/Nvz3k0

Oct. 2011 – ABC News. “New Study Says Government Should Prepare for Contingencies in Medicaid Expansion.” http://goo.gl/mq59CO

Oct. 2011 – Washington Post. “How Many Americans will gain insurance under health reform? Good question.” http://wpo.st/8UG-1

July 2011 – National Public Radio, interview. “How Much Do States Really Spend On Medicaid?” http://www.npr.org/2011/07/01/137536342/how-much-do-states-really-spend-on-medicaid

Feb. 2011 – U.S. News and World Report. “With Health Care Reform, Income Swings May Mean Loss of Coverage.” http://goo.gl/8tbfb

Dec. 2010 – Slate. “Dead giveaway: Why don’t more Americans use their free health insurance?” http://www.slate.com/id/2277873/