Healthcare Business & Policy

Health care in America: How did our system come to be? Labor Unions fought for and continue to advocate for the collective good.

Health care in America: How did our system come to be? Labor Unions fought for and continue to advocate for the collective good. 1200 1692 AEPC Health

About half of the population in the U.S. gets health insurance through employer-sponsored coverage. If you belong to a union, it’s much more likely you have it. Ninety-five percent of…

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Follow the science: what we need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Follow the science: what we need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine 2560 1164 AEPC Health

Follow the science. That’s the guiding principle we’ve been encouraged to use when deciding what information to listen to about COVID-19, and it’s a sound one. So that same principle…

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What happens if the Supreme Court eliminates the Affordable Care Act?

What happens if the Supreme Court eliminates the Affordable Care Act? 2127 1409 AEPC Health

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on November 10th in a case that could topple the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Despite claims throughout his time in office that the…

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Who’s got skin in the pre-existing conditions game?

Who’s got skin in the pre-existing conditions game? 2157 1390 AEPC Health

The short answer: everyone. Whether you currently don’t have health insurance but may wish to buy it some day; you purchase insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace; are…

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Stop! Don’t click “share” before you read this.

Stop! Don’t click “share” before you read this. 2560 1707 AEPC Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is precisely the time when we need factual health information to be communicated with clarity and compassion. Our fears, anxieties and sense of urgency to address this…

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Trump’s Executive Order on Prescription Drug Rebate Reform: “Bold and Historic” or “Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing”?

Trump’s Executive Order on Prescription Drug Rebate Reform: “Bold and Historic” or “Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing”? 2121 1414 AEPC Health

In late July, President Trump signed four Executive Orders related to prescription drug pricing. The President described the orders as “bold and historic, very dramatic action to reduce the price…

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Millions have lost their jobs and their health insurance due to the pandemic. What health policies will make a difference?

Millions have lost their jobs and their health insurance due to the pandemic. What health policies will make a difference? 2119 1414 AEPC Health

Job losses associated with COVID-19 are creating an alarming health care crisis. About half of the population in the U.S. gets health insurance through employer-sponsored coverage. As workers lose jobs,…

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It’s not too late to VOTE in Michigan’s Tuesday, August 4th Primary!

It’s not too late to VOTE in Michigan’s Tuesday, August 4th Primary! 1500 1029 AEPC Health

1. If you are already registered to vote: a. If you requested and received an Absent Voter Ballot by mail, fill it out and return it to your clerk’s office…

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Oklahoma voters expand Medicaid. Has the pandemic heightened the public demand for health care?

Oklahoma voters expand Medicaid. Has the pandemic heightened the public demand for health care? 2121 1414 AEPC Health

“In the middle of a pandemic, Oklahomans stepped up and delivered life-saving care for nearly 200,000 of our neighbors, took action to keep our rural hospitals open, and brought our…

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How will COVID-19 impact health insurance premiums?

How will COVID-19 impact health insurance premiums? 2121 1414 AEPC Health

About 170 million Americans – over half of the population in the United States – get health insurance through employer-based coverage or the private individual market. Just how the COVID-19…

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