Affordable Care Act

  1. November 9, 2020

    Challenge to Affordable Care Act threatens women’s health care

    The Affordable Care Act has improved women’s reproductive health care, but a looming legal challenge threatens those gains. Ruth Zielinski, clinical professor of nursing, and Nicholas Bagley, professor of law, discuss the challenge.

  2. November 9, 2020

    What’s at stake in the Supreme Court’s ACA case?

    Lawyers will argue whether the Supreme Court should overturn or uphold the Affordable Care Act, in a case that matters to nearly every American, says a U-M primary care physician and researcher.

  3. March 6, 2020

    ACA helped with health insurance access but gaps remain

    As the Affordable Care Act turns 10 years old, a new U-M study shows it has narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in access to health insurance and health care — but not eliminated them.

  4. May 14, 2018

    Medicaid expansion leaves more money in recipients’ pockets

    Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act reduced out-of-pocket medical expenses, allowing the poorest Americans to allocate their money for other life necessities, a new U-M study shows.

  5. November 13, 2017

    U-M study questions ACA effort to reduce hospital readmissions

    A federal program shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, say researchers from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and the School of Public Health.

  6. February 7, 2017

    How work, health and insurance may change post-ACA

    The link between health insurance and the labor market means proposals to dismantle some provisions of the Affordable Care Act have important consequences for the labor market, a U-M researcher says.

  7. November 16, 2015

    University to expand eligibility for health benefits in 2016

    As of Jan. 1, the university also will begin offering medical and prescription drug coverage to full-time temporary employees and certain others.

  8. September 21, 2015

    New tax reporting under health care reform takes effect in 2016

    The Affordable Care Act will affect the way individuals and families file their taxes starting next year, with a new tax form and a requirement that U-M report dependent tax ID information.