Why Women’s Health Should Be a Priority for the New Congress

We've come a long way, but disparities still exist

Policy

7 things President-Elect Biden Can Achieve on Health Care

Big transformational reforms are unlikely, but the new administration can make smaller changes that will improve the lives of millions of Americans

Access & Affordability

Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

New study finds that choice overload isn't the primary reason people have a hard time choosing the best health insurance plan

Access & Affordability

Ending Pandemic-Era Telehealth Coverage Fails American Women

Why policymakers must permanently expand Medicare coverage for telehealth visits

Policy

Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

One pediatric surgeon helps 10,000 get COVID-19 tests by becoming their "doctor on record"

Access & Affordability

If Obamacare Goes Away, Here Are Eight Ways Your Life Will be Affected

More than 20 million Americans will lose coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned — and that's just the beginning.

Access & Affordability

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Across the country, the affluent are waiting out the pandemic in vacation homes, straining local health care facilities.

Access & Affordability

With No Legal Guardrails for Patients, Ambulances Drive Surprise Medical Billing

Out-of-network bills leave some patients thinking twice before calling an ambulance.

Access & Affordability

For COVID Tests, the Question of Who Pays Comes Down to Interpretation

Promises of free tests are being rolled back in ways that are creating turmoil for consumers, even as testing has become more plentiful.

Your Care

Telehealth Will Be Free, No Copays, They Said. But Angry Patients Are Getting Billed

Despite what politicians have promised, insurers said they were not able to immediately eliminate telehealth copays for millions of members who carry their cards but receive coverage through self-insured employers.

Your Health

How Healthy Is Your Health Care Provider Network?

If your insurance plan’s network of health care providers is too narrow, it can limit your access to sufficient care and in the end, raise your health care costs by forcing you to visit out-of-network providers.

Menopause & Aging Well

Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women

Rising health care costs and surprise hospital bills often weigh most heavily on women, who must navigate confusing billing and insurance rules to take care of themselves and their families.

Menopause & Aging Well