Commonwealth Fund January 4, 2021
The new administration and Congress bring renewed hope for expanding access to affordable health care, which is critical to controlling the pandemic and restoring economic productivity
The racial and ethnic disparities exposed by COVID-19 have energized the health sector and policymakers to address health equity
Most would agree that 2020 was a year of grief, loss, and a long overdue reckoning with our nation’s history of racial injustice. But the year ended on a hopeful note: in the final weeks of the year, the Food and Drug Administration authorized two COVID-19 vaccines and the immunization of the American public began.
The incoming Biden–Harris administration has pledged to provide the federal pandemic leadership that has been desperately needed since COVID-19...