Health Care Reform

New Day in Washington: The Next Few Weeks Could Decide the Fate of the Biden Presidency

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 21, 2021 | Comments Off on New Day in Washington: The Next Few Weeks Could Decide the Fate of the Biden Presidency

It’s a new day in Washington, DC with work already underway. We can’t afford to let Senate Democrats put ‘decorum’ over democracy.

The Day After: Report From Washington

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 7, 2021 | Comments Off on The Day After: Report From Washington

We’re excited to make progress on COVID relief, the ACA, and more, but deeply shaken by yesterday’s violent insurrection, incited by the president of the United States.

The Challenges Ahead for Biden and Harris

By Sarah Christopherson | Nov 12, 2020 | Comments Off on The Challenges Ahead for Biden and Harris

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won a historic victory. Donald Trump’s refusal to concede puts us in dangerous and unchartered territory. Now big questions remain about the peaceful transition of power, control of the U.S. Senate, and the ability of the next administration to meet the challenges of the moment.

Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

While I can’t say what’s going to happen next, I can say with certainty that the coming election is a matter of literal life and death.

GOP Speeds Ahead With Illegitimate Confirmation

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 16, 2020 | Comments Off on GOP Speeds Ahead With Illegitimate Confirmation

Amy Coney Barrett may be smarter and smoother than the president who nominated her but she is every bit as Trumpy. Here’s how we can stop her.

Saving the Supreme Court: The Next Six Weeks Could Change Everything

By Sarah Christopherson | Sep 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Saving the Supreme Court: The Next Six Weeks Could Change Everything

In brazen disregard of their own stated principles, Senate Republicans are ramming through an illegitimate Court nomination with the election on the line.

Why Are Patient Groups Silent on High Drug Prices?

By NWHN Staff | Apr 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Why Are Patient Groups Silent on High Drug Prices?

NWHN Executive Director Cynthia Pearson is quoted in an article discussing the silence of patient advocacy groups in regards to high drug prices.

Conservative Courts Are Coming for Our Health Care: How We Fight Back

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Conservative Courts Are Coming for Our Health Care: How We Fight Back

Two cases offer a warning about how far health care opponents will go to warp the federal judiciary to their ends — and what we must do to fight them.

Affordable vs. Accessible: Health Care Through the Eyes of Women 

By NWHN Staff | Jan 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Affordable vs. Accessible: Health Care Through the Eyes of Women 

For the past five years, U.S. residents have listed the accessibility and affordability of health care as their top concern, according to Gallup. Going back further, they’ve reported “personally worrying a great deal” about health care since 2001. Voter concerns…

Fighting Fear With Facts: What to Know About the Public Charge Rule

By NWHN Staff | Sep 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Fighting Fear With Facts: What to Know About the Public Charge Rule

Last month, the Trump administration finalized a radical new rule as part of their larger attack on immigrant communities. Known as the “public charge” rule, it’s a particularly cruel and short-sighted example of the administration’s on-going attempt to limit immigration of poor brown communities, primarily from Latin America (specifically Central America), as well as harm  immigrant communities already residing within the U.S.