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Xavier Becerra: Get to Know Biden’s Pick to Lead HHS

We explore Becerra’s health policy record, what drives his views and what he could do about the country’s health care consolidation problem.

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‘The Ten Year War’ Over Obamacare (and the Battles Ahead)

Reporter Jonathan Cohn says the battle over Obamacare offers lessons and clues as to where the party’s “unfinished crusade for universal coverage” may head next.

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We Need You

Why are so many nursing home workers hesitant to get vaccinated, and what can be done to turn those numbers around?

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Surprise! SCOTUS Bucks ERISA

A surprise Supreme Court decision pushes back on ERISA, a federal law that has stifled states’ attempts to regulate health care for decades.

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Best of 2020

We look back on some of the best health policy podcast episodes of the year with help from a few of our podcast host friends.

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Oyez! Oyez! ACA!

We explain the latest existential challenge to the ACA and outline three ways the Supreme Court could rule.

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Straight to the People

From restricting abortion to legalizing marijuana, voters are weighing in on a variety of significant state health policy questions this election. 

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Mission Critical

A new federal effort races to virtually deploy critical care providers wherever they’re needed — from COVID hospitals to floods, fires, and even war.

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Good Intentions

Drugmakers and regulators are placing an unprecedented emphasis on diversity in vaccine clinical trials. 

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A Telehealth Checkup

COVID-19 has forced rule changes that have created a telehealth revolution. What have we learned, and are these policies here to stay?

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