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April 2021 Sara Rosenbaum,
When it comes to examples of health injustice, the United States has a wealth of candidates to consider. One of the worst, however, is that more than… More
April 2021 Julia A. Wolfson, Cindy W. Leung, Alyssa Moran,
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the largest government nutrition assistance program in the United States, provides money for… More
March 2021 Mark V. Pauly,
One feature of President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill is a trial run of his earlier proposals to expand subsidies for people who use Affordable Care… More
February 2021 Katherine Swartz, Judy Feder,
As increasing numbers of nursing home residents and workers receive the COVID-19 vaccines, it will be too tempting to say, “Great! That takes care… More
January 2021 John E. McDonough, Sherry Glied,
Every US administration since 1966 has had to engage in Medicare policymaking. The program covers 61 million elderly and disabled Americans, accounts… More
January 2021 Courtney Harold Van Houtven, Walter D. Dawson,
Long-term care needs are high in the United States and are expected to grow. Yet, universal coverage of long-term care did not occur with health care… More
January 2021 Sandro Galea, Lawrence O. Gostin, Alan B. Cohen, Nicole Lurie,
The arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccines and of new Presidential leadership mark important turning points in the pandemic. President-elect Biden… More
December 2020 Michelle M. Mello, Alan B. Cohen,
President-elect Biden will take office during a staggering new wave of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Fighting the pandemic is his… More
December 2020 Dalton Conley, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach,
Though children are said to have—on average—the least dangerous response to novel coronavirus infections, in other ways, kids have been… More
December 2020 Sara Rosenbaum, Heidi L. Allen, Joel C. Cantor,
The ambition of the Biden-Harris campaign’s national health reform plan is easy to overlook, in part, because of the relatively modest sound of an… More
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