In spite of health insurance coverage gains achieved under the Affordable Care Act, a new study found that many Americans are still struggling with “catastrophic” health care costs.
Benjamin Sommers discusses how a court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and the Biden presidency, could impact U.S. health policy.
Medicaid expansion propelled by the Affordable Care Act has been linked with a significant reduction in rates of newly diagnosed breast, lung, and colon cancer deaths, according to a new study.
Between the years 2016 and 2019—the majority of President Donald Trump’s current term in office—the number of Americans without health insurance jumped by about 2.3 million, and that loss of health coverage led to at least 3,399 deaths…
Two Harvard Chan School experts explored the implications of the 2020 election for the future of U.S. health policy in a special report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
After the election, changes are likely on the docket for the Affordable Care Act, telehealth, and the COVID-19 response, according to Harvard Chan School health policy expert Benjamin Sommers.
There tends to be a lot of confusion over what exactly the Affordable Care Act is because American healthcare is confusing to begin with, according to Harvard Chan School’s John McDonough.
Repealing the ACA during the coronavirus pandemic could lead to devastating consequences for millions of Americans, says Benjamin Sommers.
The Affordable Care Act will protect many people who have lost jobs and employer-sponsored health insurance plans during the pandemic, according to a new study.
Expanding Medicaid in the 14 states that have not done so yet would provide health insurance for millions at a time when they desperately need it without hurting state budgets, according to a new Perspective piece in the…