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October 21, 2016

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Categories: Global Healthcare, Health, Health Policy and Access, Healthcare, Policy

Trump or Clinton? Either May Lead to Better Mental Healthcare

In September, the Commonwealth Fund and the Rand Corporation released a comprehensive nonpartisan analysis estimating the impact of the healthcare positions of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. If Trump were to succeed in repealing the Affordable Care Act, millions would...

October 15, 2014

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Beltway Buzz: October 2014

Election Countdown Is On: Get pumped. There are officially 19 days until we pull the ballot levers and 30 days until Nov.15, which marks the first day of open enrollment for 2015 insurance coverage. Talk About Overachievers: After an exhaustive...

April 28, 2014

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Categories: Healthcare, Policy

Beltway Buzz: Spring has Sprung in Washington

The Beltway Buzz is CCA-DC’s monthly recap of healthcare related happenings in the District. Out with the Old, In with the New: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced she will resign her post, in a move that ends...

February 25, 2014

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Solving the Obesity Epidemic with 550 Dollars & 5.5 Hours: A Look at Obesity and the ACA

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was designed to “put consumers back in charge of their health care.” Yet, in the earliest versions of the draft bill, there wasn’t a single mention of obesity, a disease that affects more than 78...