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The Intolerable Side Effect of Access to Care

Debates around health reform are often viewed through a political lens. Assessing the outcome of the ACA is no different. If the central goal of health reform is to increase access to care, there can be little debate as to whether expanding programs [...]

January 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Medical Debt: An Unequal Burden

Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), medical debt was a primary cause of bankruptcy. Debt resulting from medical expenses is a significant problem, as most people are ill-prepared for the financial shock resulting from a sudden illness. Payday [...]

January 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

A Policy Prescription for 2018

The controversy over health care reform often boils down to two issues: coverage and cost. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made significant impact on the coverage issue, dropping the uninsured rate below 10% for the first time in the recorded history [...]

January 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Obamacare Shields from Financial Harm

In 2005, the 194 members of the World Health Organization, including the United States, committed to achieving universal health coverage as a Sustainable Development Goal. To meet the mark, UHC must not only provide equitable access, but also [...]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

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