Dec. 28, 2014

Policy Briefings:Health Care — The Next Steps

Health Care Battle Could Lead to Shutdown

House and Senate Republican leaders face a critical choice in the coming weeks as they weigh whether to risk a government shutdown to try to repeal parts of the health care reform law.

Burgess: Law Hurts Both Doctors, Patients

One year after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the United States continues to find our health care system in greater peril than ever before.

Christensen: Health Disparities Hurting Women

The 2011 theme for Women’s History Month is “Our History Is Our Strength.” As we reflect upon and celebrate the myriad ways that women’s shared histories unite families, communities and the country, as well as the positive strides that women across the country have made, it is important to remind ourselves that there is work that still remains to be done. This is especially true of women’s health.

Gingrey: Lawsuits Handcuffing Health Care

It is a well-known fact that a strong doctor-patient relationship is an important part of an effective health care system.

Paul: New Health Care Law Is Dangerous

President Barack Obama’s national health care scheme — Obamacare — became law one year ago last week, and if it is allowed to stand, it poses a danger to the health, freedom and economic well-being of all Americans.

Rockefeller: Cutting Medicaid Won’t Fix Budget

Amid the larger scuffle on budget-cutting this year, some in Congress are looking for convenient excuses to roll back programs designed to give low-income Americans a hand up in life.

Thompson: Keep Building on Health Care Law

Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, a historic step toward making quality, affordable health care a reality for all Americans.