Eldercare Voices: Changing the Way the Poverty Level is Calculated Will Harm Older Adults

In May, the White House Office for Management and Budget (OMB) published a request for comment on potential changes to how the federal government measures poverty, posing serious threats to older adults and aging services, if implemented.

Director's Corner: Medicare and Medicaid at 54 – Consumer Stories and Changes Ahead

As Medicare and Medicaid turn 54, these two programs are more important than ever for the health and well-being of millions of Americans. We are sharing a number of new stories and photos illustrating just how critical these programs are to all of us.

An Expansion of Sabotage: Texas V. United States Would Deal a Death Blow to Medicaid Expansion

From Alaska to Maine, and California to Virginia. Across a wide array of blue states, purple states, and yes, even several red states, 17 million low-income Americans gained access to health care in the past five years.

Can Congress Protect Patients from Surprise Medical Bills and Lower Costs at the Same Time?

As consumer advocates, consumer protections are our number one priority. Robust consumer protection means that patients are held harmless and not caught between insurer and provider disputes.

On Medical Debt, It’s Patients Who Need Protecting – Not Collection Agencies

For decades, Community Catalyst has supported initiatives that reduce the financial exposure people face from medical bills.

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

This month marks the 54th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicaid into law through the Social Security Amendments of 1965.

Tell The Trump Administration That Discrimination in Health Care Is Not Okay!

More than 36,000 comments have been submitted so far opposing a proposed Trump administration rule designed to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s landmark non-discrimination provisions.

Why Arise Is Focusing On Racial Equity In Our Work

In this environment, we must boldly call out and confront systemic and overt racism, and fight for racial justice and equity through our work as health advocates.

New Guidance Encourages States to Better Address Children and Youth’s Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Services

Despite challenges, there are opportunities to improve the health and well-being of young people.
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