6 in 10 hold favorable view of Affordable Care Act in new polling

Over half of U.S. adults have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as the health care measure used by millions of Americans continues to gain popularity, according to a new poll. 

The survey, released Wednesday by health policy research group KFF, found that 59 percent of U.S. adults had a favorable view of the ACA, though respondents differed along party lines on what they would like to see done with the law. 

Just over three in four Democratic voters —...

Global study details potential COVID vaccine side effects

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CEOs face drug-price grilling on Hill

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Price questions linger for over-the-counter birth control pills

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Florida advocates launch effort to put Medicaid expansion on 2026 ballot

A Florida advocacy group is launching an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot in 2026, over the overwhelming opposition of the state’s GOP-majority Legislature.

Florida is one of only 10 states that has not expanded Medicaid under ObamaCare, and proponents argue the measure would allow more than 1 million residents to gain coverage.

“With more than 1.4 million Floridians missing out on essential care this expansion would provide, the need to bring this poli...

US sees record syphilis cases as funding cuts threaten to worsen epidemic

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Ohio lawmakers ban gender-affirming care for minors 

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ObamaCare marks third year of record enrollment with 5 million more signups

A record 21.3 million people have officially signed up for healthcare insurance through the HealthCare.gov Marketplace for 2024, marking a third consecutive banner year for the program.

An additional 5 million more people signed up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace for coverage this year compared to 2023.

"Today, we broke another record when it comes to lowering costs and ensuring Americans have access to quality, affordable healthcare: ...

White House unveils new actions to protect contraception, emergency abortion access

The White House on Monday unveiled new steps from the administration to ensure access to contraception, emergency abortions at hospitals and abortion medication. 

President Biden will also meet with his reproductive rights task force Monday, the fourth time the group of senior officials has met since its formation. They will be joined by several physicians who practice in states with abortion bans. 

The announcement comes on the same day Vice President Harris ki...

Congress sends Biden bill to fund health agencies

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