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Investigating how Asian Americans are getting health insurance

A new study offers detailed analysis of the relative roles of Medicaid versus private insurance in boosting rates of health insurance coverage for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Previous…

Democratic lawmakers skeptical about ‘Medicare for All’

Democratic senators appear hesitant to back a “Medicare for All” plan like the one being touted by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Only 14 senators, including Warren, have co-sponsored Medicare for All legislation from Sen. Bernie Sanders,…

Attacks on ACA could hamper Trump’s own health policies

President Trump has used a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to pursue key policy goals, including improving access to care for patients with kidney disease and increasing transparency on drug prices. At the same time, however,…

Health care poses challenges for presidential hopefuls

Health care is among the most important issues to likely voters, and it’s expected that the issue will dominate upcoming debates among Democrats seeking nomination as the party’s 2020 presidential candidate, according to news reports. A May 13,…

Hospital readmission penalties’ effectiveness questioned

A U.S. program that penalizes hospitals with high readmission rates may not be as effective as previously thought, according to a new study. The study found that although hospital readmissions decreased among patients with heart failure in the…