Video: Leighton Ku Shares Thoughts on What’s Next for the ACA in Sinclair TV News Broadcast

Leighton Ku, director of the George Washington University's Center for Health Policy Research, is quoted in this video recently broadcast by the Sinclair Broadcast Group.  He is one of the experts asked to weigh in on the latest efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act passed under the Obama administration. 

Rosenbaum Blogs in Health Affairs on Medicaid 1115 and Work Requirements

In a timely blog in Health Affairs, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Professor Sara Rosenbaum responds to the Trump administration’s letter of January 11 inviting states to propose demonstrations to test the effects of threatening to withdraw or reduce Medicaid from people who fail to meet work requirements. 

Blog: It Makes More Sense to Strengthen SHOP Than to Expand Association Health Plans

The Trump Administration has just proposed a new rule which seeks to expand the scope of Association Health Plans (AHPs), arrangements in which small businesses can pool together to get the purchasing clout of large employers to get a better deal on private insurance coverage.  In principle, that is not a bad idea and in fact is the motivating spirit underlying the Affordable Care Act’s creation of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) component of the health insurance exchanges.  SHOP let

Ethics and Governance Analysis of Final Revisions to the Common Rule

The Obama Administration’s recent revision of the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, known as the Common Rule, raises the questions of how we, as a society, should best translate ethical principles into law and whether law is the ideal vehicle for pursuing ethical outcomes in the case of human subjects research.   

Importance of Upcoming Court Decisions Regarding Planned Parenthood

In a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective, Sara Rosenbaum explains the significance of the Does v. Gillespie case.