Local business leaders participating in Business Forward briefings rank health care as their top concern year after year.
The Affordable Care Act brought tens of millions of Americans into health insurance markets, addressed the problem of pre-existing conditions, and slowed health care inflation. But threats to the ACA remain, including Trump-era health care policies like junk insurance plans, which threaten the stability of the marketplace and the affordability of plans. Understanding threats to the ACA is critical to its long-term success.
Our work on health care also encompasses making it easier and cheaper to access reproductive health care and paid leave. Improving access helps ensure everyone can fully participate in the economy, boosting GDP and workforce participation rates.