Today is the 50th anniversary of Medicare (along with Medicaid). Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the program into legislation, Medicare — originally a basic insurance program — has transformed to provide quality coverage to 55 million Americans.
Last week APHA hosted a webinar to discuss how King v. Burwell, which kept tax credits available to individuals who purchased health insurance on the federal government's exchange, will affect the our nation’s health moving forward.
APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
On June 25 the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in favor of the administration in King v. Burwell. Moving forward, what does this decision mean for public health?
Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.
Check out public health's reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in King v. Burwell, which saved health insurance for more than 6 million people.
Find out how Miss Universe, Dear Abby, a WNBA star and the co-founder of “The Foundation to Increase Awesome” are supporting National Women’s Health Week.
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved a framework to guide federal spending for the next fiscal year with dangerous implications for public health.
Last week at the White House, Office of Minority Health Director J. Nadine Gracia asked an expert panel how they would create health equity in our lifetime — if they could spend $300 billion to create it.
While we've seen improvements under the Affordable Care Act, health disparities persist. Health leaders and policymakers took up the conversation during The Atlantic Health Forum yesterday in Washington, D.C.
Check out the top 10 #DontTakeMyCare tweets in a Twitter chat on the U.S. Supreme Court Case, King v. Burwell.