Us Health Care Reform Efforts Through History

The Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care. A look at the issue through the years:

  • Republicans take another swing at Obamacare
    Emboldened by the legislative success of GOP tax reform, 20 states led by Texas and Wisconsin have renewed efforts to weaken and undo the ACA. We study health policy and health care law and have watched the attacks on the law. We believe this latest legal ...
    03/18/2018 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • D.C. Week: Community Health Centers Get Azar's Love
    Testimony also addressed workforce shortages and the importance of culturally appropriate care. Some witnesses ... discuss public health efforts to prevent the opioid crisis from worsening. And a House Committee on Government Reform will discuss improper ...
    03/17/2018 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • MNsure executive steps down: O'Toole will continue work in health care
    "Citizens across the country got engaged in their health care and fought back and stopped that really damaging repeal effort," O'Toole said. "What I'm worried about right now, the regulatory reform is a little under the radar and just as damaging.
    03/16/2018 - 7:33 am | View Link
  • Viewpoints: Look To Idaho For Final Break From Obamacare; Trump, Concerned About Veterans’ Care? Then Keep Secretary Shulkin
    Emanuel, 3/13) JAMA: Factors Contributing To Higher Health Care Spending In The United States Compared With Other High-Income Countries | Health Care Reform In short ... of the differences in spending. ...Efforts targeting utilization alone are unlikely ...
    03/16/2018 - 1:50 am | View Link
  • California Health Care Proposals Could Set Stage For A Government-Run System
    "We think this is a path that gets us to universal care and coverage," said Anthony Wright, executive director for Health Access. "We don't see this in any way as competing with the broader reform efforts. In fact, this gets us closer to a 'Medicare-for ...
    03/15/2018 - 5:12 am | View Link
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  • What Is Health Care Reform?
    Health care reform is a complex issue, consisting of many different aspects. If you've worked in healthcare for a while, particularly as a provider or an executive, you probably understand this.
    03/13/2018 - 3:15 am | View Website
  • Comprehensive Assessment of Reform Efforts (COMPARE ...
    This is the homepage for the Comprehensive Assessment of Reform Efforts (COMPARE Project) Policymakers are facing new challenges as they implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). RAND COMPARE is a modeling tool that simulates the impact of implementation decisions on insurance coverage, premiums, and health care spending.
    03/12/2018 - 4:49 am | View Website
  • Health Care Reform
    Commentary and archival information about health care reform from The New York Times. ... President Trump’s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don’t, deepening resentments. By ABBY GOODNOUGH. Feb. 19, 2018; New Health Secretary Faces First Test as Idaho Skirts Federal ...
    03/12/2018 - 4:06 am | View Website
  • Healthcare reform in the United States
    Here is a summary of reform achievements at the national level in the United States. For failed efforts, state-based efforts, native tribes services and more details generally, see the main article History of health care reform in the United States.. 1965 President Lyndon Johnson enacted legislation that introduced Medicare, covering both hospital (Part A) and supplemental medical (Part B ...
    03/12/2018 - 1:50 am | View Website
  • A Brief History: Universal Health Care Efforts in the US ...
    Union-negotiated health care benefits also served to cushion workers from the impact of health care costs and undermined the movement for a government program. Why did these efforts for universal national health insurance fail again?
    03/10/2018 - 12:02 am | View Website
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