In Episode #12 of "Next Up," Ceci Connolly, president and CEO at Alliance of Community Health Plans, discusses what the healthcare landscape could look like after the 2020 election.
COVID-19 and corresponding health disparities have dominated policy discussions for so much of 2020 that it seems like the other issues are distant secondary priorities.
The new administration will also have to grapple with other issues around hospital closures, accessible care for the uninsured. And this week, the Affordable Care Act will face a newly-conservative Supreme Court in a case brought forth by Republicans who seek to end it. This would affect health insurance for millions of Americans, as well as protections for millions more with pre-existing conditions, including COVID-19.