Results related to “Health Reform”
by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2013, 11:55AM
The state is launching its insurance exchange program that will make health care more affordable for residents once Obamacare kicks in but it’s planning but it’s planning on leaving undocumented immigrants out.
by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 10:55AM
Hospitals trying to curb costs have chartered flights to send sick, uninsured, undocumented immigrants back to their home countries.
Conservatives are fighting over the fiscal costs of immigration reform. But what will the GOP influence on a bill mean for low income immigrants?
There’s scant evidence of a link between mental illness and violence. Still, advocates say, the mental health system desperately needs more resources and attention.
by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 5:31PM
Los Angeles based drag queens Willam Belli, Detox, Vicki Vox, Pandora, and Ozma explain what issues “real women” should care about and who they should vote for.
Far right symbolism may have receded, but thanks to redistricting, tea party politics will dominate state legislatures for some time to come.
by Akiba Solomon on October 11 2012, 9:54AM
Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.
by Imara Jones on October 4 2012, 9:48AM
Pundits are applauding Romney’s performance in a deeply technical debate. But he revealed a troubling misunderstanding—or misrepresentation—of tax and health policies that keep the country afloat.
by Julianne Hing on August 1 2012, 2:40PM
It’s a big day for contraception. But the ins and outs of the policy implementation mean many women won’t get covered.
by Akiba Solomon on July 3 2012, 10:45AM
By allowing states to choose whether or not they will expand Medicaid, the Supreme Court may have set back the fight against HIV/AIDS among poor women of color who desperately need treatment.
by Imara Jones on June 29 2012, 9:30AM
Hold the victory celebrations. Yes, the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate, but it set up a scary fight over Medicaid—which is the half of the law that takes on the deep racial inequity burdening our health care system.
by Kai Wright on June 28 2012, 10:39AM
The conversation about health care reform has been steadfastly colorblind from the start. But to the degree we’re talking about the uninsured, we’re talking in starkly racial terms.