This blog examines the results from the 2021 release of the National Health Security Preparedness Index which show that the nation’s protections from large-scale health threats remain highly variable across the country.
This paper includes considerations and approaches to promote equity and improve public health capacity to prevent, detect and respond to HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB during the public health emergency and beyond.
This expert perspective explores how state Medicaid managed care programs and health plans can work collaboratively to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates for the more than 55 million Medicaid enrollees in comprehensive managed care plans.
This report provides updated excerpts of health disparities and health equity language from Medicaid managed care contracts and requests for proposals from 15 states and the District of Columbia as well as the contract for California’s state-based marketplace, Covered California.
This blog post outlines the potential coverage gains, state cost savings, and improved health outcomes that would occur if the remaining 12 nonexpansion states extending their Medicaid programs in accordance with the Affordable Care Act.
This brief examines how New York is expanding changes to the race and ethnicity questions system-wide for the next open enrollment period and how the state is considering additional revisions in hopes of further enhancing the quality and completeness of its data.
This brief aims to assist state and federal analysts with survey development and/or analysis of existing survey data to generate estimates of health insurance coverage and access to care across racial and ethnic groups and according to nativity and/or immigrant status.
This interactive map and chart summarize proposed and approved legislation since 2018, Medicaid waivers, financial estimates, and other initiatives designed to extend coverage during the postpartum period.
This blog examines how states and other stakeholders have another chance to weigh in on Tennessee’s 10-year Medicaid funding demonstration which was approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in early January during the final days of the Trump administration.
This blog post explores seven key considerations for health care organizations, Medicaid programs, and advocacy organizations to facilitate family engagement in program and policy design and implementation.
This op-ed, authored by David Schaefer of the Georgia Budget Policy Institute, argues that closing the Medicaid coverage gap in Georgia will also increase access to health care and strengthen health infrastructure in rural communities.