Vice President and Coordinator for Health Policy
We are dedicated to bolstering affordable, high-quality health coverage options. By building on the Affordable Care Act, closing the Medicaid coverage gap, and developing progressive solutions for a world in which everyone can access care.
We are working to reduce health inequities and advance health in all communities that permeate the health care system at every level and foster disparate outcomes.
We are finding ways to reduce costs while improving health care quality and addressing the social and economic factors that influence health. Via delivery system and payment reform, the government has ample opportunities to bolster efficiency and quality in health care.
Abortion is protected by state law in more than 20 states, many of which have expanded access to abortion by making it more affordable, codifying state-level reproductive rights, broadening the types of providers able to offer care, and protecting abortion providers and access to clinics.
The Inflation Reduction Act’s health insurance subsidies and drug pricing reforms will improve health care affordability for Americans.
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act will fight inflation; bring down the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs; cut health care costs; make historic investments to tackle climate change; and significantly cut the deficit.
By refusing to expand Medicaid, Georgia’s Republican leadership has left behind rural hospitals and uninsured Georgians.
Emily Gee and Jacob Leibenluft argue that the Trump administration's budgets and actions have repeatedly aimed to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and make deep cuts to Medicaid.
The Romney-Ryan version of premium support does not preserve traditional Medicare; it simply prolongs its decline.
David Cutler, Topher Spiro, and Maura Calsyn analyze the impact of the Romney-Ryan plan on current and future seniors and show that the increase in health care costs under the Romney-Ryan plan would be financially debilitating for all seniors.
Maura Calsyn explores the many similarities between Romneycare and Obamacare.