All articles related to "health reform":

Political polarization threatens health care reform

The increasing polarization of healthcare politics poses a significant barrier to health care reform in the U.S., Robert Blendon, professor of health policy and political analysis at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said in a January…

Education key to boosting Americans’ health, longevity

Americans spend thousands of dollars more annually on medical care than people in other wealthy nations, but tend to have shorter, less healthy lives. What’s the most cost-effective way to help Americans stay well? It’s through education, according…

Affordable Care Act appears here to stay

Harvard Chan School's John McDonough says that the ACA is “going to have a much more durable life than any of the Republicans, or even a lot of Democrats, believed 12 months ago.”

Op-ed: Canada’s healthcare system lags in innovation

International comparisons suggest that Canada ranks low in health system performance among countries that offer universal health coverage, according to an op-ed by Andrew Boozary, SM '14, a visiting scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management.

Income inequality, ill health and the tax bill

Professional medical societies representing more than 560,000 doctors have voiced opposition to the Republican tax bill primarily out of concern for its potential negative impact on the health insurance market, according to a November 30, 2017 article in…

Health insurance subsidy cuts likely harmful to consumers

President Trump’s plan to end federal health insurance subsidies to health insurers that help make the insurance more affordable to for low- and middle-income consumers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will likely harm the health insurance market,…

Millions of suburban residents in U.S. lack health insurance

For immediate release: October 2, 2017 Boston, MA – Nearly 40% of the uninsured population in America lives in the suburbs and nearly one in seven suburban residents lacks health insurance. Despite the suburbs’ general reputation of affluence,…