Health Care

10/19/2010
Data Byte
STABILIZING THE DEBT: SHORT, MEDIUM, AND LONG TERM POLICY SHORT-TERM   Sending the economy back into recession would be the worst thing we could do for our fiscal outlook. To ensure that our country returns to the level of sustainable economic growth necessary to successfully tackle our fiscal...
10/18/2010
Publication
In the Fall of 2011, we examined and graded five different federal budget proposals against the following seven criteria: Job Creation and Public Investment; Affordable Health Care; Adequate Social Security Income; Investments In Education; Sustainable Defense Policy; Fair & Adequate Revenue;...
10/04/2010
Data Byte
Raleigh — North Carolina's young adults will continue to face a tough economy--one ravaged not only by recession but also by 30 years of declining opportunity and security for all but the most highly educated and affluent, according to a new report by Demos and the North Carolina Justice...
09/27/2010
Press Release
Job No. 1: Write new rules for health insurers and make sure they follow them. Community rating and guaranteed issue alone won't be sufficient to change the behavior of insurance companies. Even if insurers are required to take all comers at relatively nondiscriminatory prices...they'll still have...
08/16/2010
News/Resource
A tour of the disastrous consequences. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the vast majority of the would-be uninsured should gain access to affordable insurance. Based on the official estimates, around 400,000 of them will get it through Medicaid, which the Act will expand. Most of the rest will...
04/21/2010
News/Resource
Increasing numbers of low- and middle-income families use credit cards for basic living expenses. As health care costs have increased and health insurance coverage has become inadequate, medical expenses have become another basic cost that families increasingly cover through credit cards.
12/14/2009
Publication
Health care for women is in the news these days. But what does it all mean? Having just researched for my new book what different decisions emerge when 30% women are at the table, I can't help but wonder what would have happened if Congress were made up of 30% women, instead of 17%. For today, I'm...
11/24/2009
News/Resource
4 Million Middle Class Families Saw Economic Decline from 2000-2006; 23 Million Economically Insecure New York, NY — As the economy continues to reel, a new report finds that 4 million American households lost economic security between 2000 and 2006, and that a majority of America's middle class...
11/19/2009
Press Release
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