Affordable Care Act

Curbing Prescription Opioid Abuse Through Insurance Regulation

New study shows regulators have overlooked insurers in tackling the opioid epidemic.

Does the Administrative State Threaten U.S. Democracy?

Panel focuses on claims of potential dangers from growth in government agencies.

Why Cabinet Secretaries Should Not Threaten Members of Congress

Basic principles of American government limit the political role of administrative agencies in legislative debates.

Justifying Health Insurance

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

The Unhealthy Return to Individual Responsibility in Health Policy

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

When the Health Care Market Cannot Regulate Itself

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

Second Presidential Debate Sees Personal Attacks Interrupted by Occasional Policy

Important policy revelations emerged during Sunday night’s heated debate.

Hillary Clinton Rallies West Philadelphians to Register and Vote

The Democratic candidate for President shares her platform and voter mobilization goals.

Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

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

Implementing Health Care Reform During a Political Stalemate

Nicholas Bagley analyzes expanding executive power in the name of health care reform.

Supreme Court Ruling Preserves Health Insurance Subsidies

Supreme Court held that Affordable Care Act’s tax credits can apply to Americans in every state.

How Health Care Providers View Meaningful Use

Researchers assess providers’ views on government incentives for electronic health records.