Heather Boushey, an economic adviser to President Biden, discussed plans for an executive order to reopen enrollment to the Affordable Care Act for those whose health care coverage has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Presidential order would offer help to millions of Americans who have lost health insurance during the outbreak.
President Joe Biden is expected to reopen enrollment on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges on Thursday as part of a series of executive actions related to health care, taking a step to help uninsured Americans that his predecessor rejected.
We provide new evidence on causal factors behind geographic variation in health care utilization by examining changes in health care use for the near-elderly as they transition from being uninsured into Medicare.
Less than three days in office and US president Joe Biden has taken more executive actions than his three predecessors combined did in their first weeks. As the Covid-19 crisis would warrant, many of them have to do with tackling the pandemic and strengthening healthcare.
From requiring people to wear masks and observe social distancing on federal property to rejoining the World Health Organization, to reestablishing a team in charge of pandemic response within the National...
Commutations in high-profile Medicare fraud cases have elicited anger among those who spent years pursuing complex prosecutions.
This Viewpoint reviews data demonstrating worse risk and outcomes for non-White patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and makes policy proposals to mitigate the disparities, including expansion of Medicaid eligibility to expand health care access, multilingual and culturally appropriate communication and outreach, and easing accessibility to social services through health care contacts to address housing, food, legal, and economic stressors.
Lou Gehrig's disease can take months to diagnose, then rapidly incapacitate patients, leaving many families bankrupt before disability payments and Medicare kick in. A recent law aims to change that.
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Strengthen the Affordable Care Act. Restore abortion protections. Lower drug prices.
An increase in subsidies could drive millions to enroll in Obamacare marketplaces, experts say.