This blog discusses how the recent creation of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) represents an opportunity to reinvigorate the field of public health and emergency preparedness to better meet current challenges.
This blog analyzes the new rule's ability to close gaps and extend best practices identified by CMS and states in the course of preparing for the end of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement under the federal public health emergency (PHE).
This blog highlights national and state-level changes in the broadest categories of insurance and takes a look at the changes in rates by two age groups, nonelderly adults (age 19-64) and children (age 0-18).
This blog discusses how federal regulators can put greater restrictions on short-term plans, including limiting their coverage duration and banning sales during open enrollment to prevent junk plan sales.
That’s Medicaid shares stories of people covered by Medicaid at critical points in their lives, underscoring the importance of stable health insurance coverage to building a nationwide Culture of Health.
This report used data from the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey to assess changes between 2019 and 2022 in the share of adults ages 18 to 64 reporting they were insured for the full 12 months before each survey.
The ACA’s guarantee of free access to preventive services is at risk. If it is ultimately struck down as unconstitutional as the result of a court case that is winding its way through the federal judicial system, Congress will be the only entity that can act to codify and fully restore its benefits. However, there are some actions states can take. This brief explores what state-level health officials can do to mitigate the fallout of the preventive services provision being struck down.
This issue brief reviews proactive strategies that states can deploy to support postpartum individuals in maintaining health coverage and access to care when the Medicaid continuous coverage guarantee ends and beyond.
For the third time, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to effectuate the application of civil rights protections to the health care industry under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This blog discusses whether the rule, through a combination of timing, political will, and policy insight, will result in regulations with staying power.
This blog discusses a technical assistance program out of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) to develop and expand cross-sector collaborations with housing.