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Health Care

Health Care is a subtopic of Health & Wellness.

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  • Press Release

House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) from a vote this afternoon. The AHCA was designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), and replace it with a new system that would constrict and cap Medicaid…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 7, 2017 — Yesterday evening, House Republicans unveiled a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plan removes the mandate for health insurance coverage and creates a new system of tax credits focused on…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Issue Brief

As Congress considers changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), NLC urges Congress to continue to support provisions important to cities. 

Healthcare
Healthcare
  • CitiesSpeak

What does it take to ensure cities are healthier places to live, learn, work and play? A strategy that engages the right stakeholders.

This post was co-authored by Kevin Barnett, Colby Dailey and Sue Pechilio…

photo - How Cities Can Support & Finance a Culture of Health
photo - How Cities Can Support & Finance a Culture of Health
  • Commentary/Leadership Article

The candidate’s positions on veterans’ issues are notably distinct.

by Elisha Harig-Blaine

Earlier this week, voters had the opportunity to hear directly from Secretary Clinton and Donald Trump on how they would handle national…

  • CitiesSpeak

Coupled with a lack of both resources and consistent investment from federal partners, municipal officials are left in the position of not being able to implement known best practices to combat homelessness.

Last week, both the New…

homelessness
homelessness
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC’s YEF Institute has seen committed city leaders across a wide range of agencies use their unique positions in city government to improve the health of children and families in their communities by launching or supporting health insurance…

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doctor
  • CitiesSpeak

Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in King v. Burwell, where it will decide whether federal health insurance exchanges, operating in 34 states, can offer subsidies to middle and low income purchasers of insurance under the…

Supreme Court
Supreme Court
  • CitiesSpeak

Although the 2015 deadline to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare Marketplace has passed, there are still ways for children and families to get covered. Depending on household size and income,…

Enrollment
Enrollment
  • CitiesSpeak

This blog post was co-written by Carla Plaza, consultant to NLC's Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families initiative.

Yes, it’s that time of year again. I’m not talking about the NFL playoffs or flu season, though. It…

Medical Exam
Medical Exam