If Obamacare goes away, here are eight ways your life will be affected

The Affordable Care Act has a date with the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 10. In the wake of Justice Ginsburg's death, the health car law hangs in the balance of a court with a four-four split.

Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University • conversation
Sept. 25, 2020 ~11 min

 affordable-care-act  obamacare  aca  2020-us-elections  preexisting-conditions  essential-health-benefits

Obamacare's unexpected bonus: How the Affordable Care Act is helping middle-aged Americans during the pandemic

For millions, the ACA is making a big difference during the coronavirus crisis.

Jane Tavares, Research Fellow, LeadingAge LTSS Center, University of Massachusetts Boston • conversation
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min

 covid-19  coronavirus  depression  pandemic  medicare  affordable-care-act  health-insurance  aca

Obamacare's insurance safety net protects many of the millions losing their employer-provided health insurance – but not all

Help is out there for those many who have lost health insurance because of the pandemic. You can thank Obamacare.

Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University • conversation
May 15, 2020 ~9 min

 covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  medicaid  health-insurance  aca  supreme-court  cobra  childrens-health-insurance-program

How the Trump administration accidentally insured over 200,000 through Obamacare

The idea, says our experts, was to shut down Obamacare. But it didn't work out that way. This could take on more importance as the number of uninsured swells due to coronavirus.

David Anderson, Health policy research scientist, Duke University • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~7 min

 affordable-care-act  healthcare  obamacare  trump-administration  subsidies  aca

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