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Justifying Health Insurance

Feb 23, 2017 Opinion

Scholar describes how the philosophy and economics underlying insurance policies can guide current debates.

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The Unhealthy Return to Individual Responsibility in Health Policy

Jan 16, 2017 Opinion

The Republicans’ ACA replacement plan espouses individual responsibility—a naïve and ill-advised approach to healthcare reform.

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When the Health Care Market Cannot Regulate Itself

Jan 2, 2017 News

Vermont moves to an all-payer system in regulating prices for health care services.

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Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap

Jul 26, 2016 News

Following the fallout over a massive email leak, the Democratic Party sought to unite on the Convention's opening night.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

Jul 14, 2016 News

In a 5-3 decision, the Justices declare Texas’s health care regulations on abortion to be unconstitutional.

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Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

Jul 11, 2016 Opinion

Zubik v. Burwell highlights thorny issues surrounding Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement.

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Federal Agency Tackles Health Care Gap for Transgender Soldiers

Mar 29, 2016 News

A proposed rule would cover certain gender transition services for military members.

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Federal Agency Tackles Discrimination in Health Care

Sep 24, 2015 News

A proposed rule would offer patients protection from certain types of discrimination.

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States Adopt Private Market Model for Public Health Insurance Programs

Sep 17, 2015 Analysis

An experimental Medicaid program could cut across party lines and provide health care to millions of Americans.

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Pennsylvania Seeks New Approach to Long-Term Medicaid Services

Sep 3, 2015 News

State explores Medicaid changes to improve care for the elderly and persons with disabilities.

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