Posts for Health Equity

Connecticut Strives for Primacy of Health Equity in Primary Care

Connecticut’s federally funded effort to introduce primary care innovations (through the State Innovation Model or SIM grant) is entering its final years of implementation.

Integrating Care for Kids: A New Model and a Promising Opportunity

This is the first of two blogs on Integrated Care for Kids (InCK). Stay tuned for our upcoming blog on leveraging InCK for substance use prevention.

What’s At Stake In Trump Promise To Roll Back ACA Nondiscrimination Rule?

The Trump Administration indicated that it intends to roll back or repeal parts of the rule that the Obama administration issued in 2016 implementing Section 1557.

Joining Forces for Health Justice in East Nashville

Through our Partnering for Community Health project, we are collaborating to identify ways to support the health and well-being of children, families and seniors living in the James A. Cayce Homes, a low-income housing development.

Pride Month Profile: An Advocate’s Vision of Intersectional LGBTQ Health Advocacy

This LGBTQ Pride Month, we sat down with Naushaba Patel from the Lesbian Health Initiative (LHI) of Houston to talk about what pride means and Naushaba’s vision for LGBTQ-empowering health programs.

Coming Together for Health and Justice in the City of ‘Brotherly Love’

As part of our Partnering for Community Health project, we are building relationships and finding opportunities to support women in reentry as they navigate access to health care coverage.

Community Health Workers Provide an Important Service - Now Let’s Get Them Sustainable Funding!

Recently, a woman came to the Hispanic Health Council (HCC) seeking help with housing. It was only during the visit that Maria, a Community Health Worker (CHW) who works with pregnant and postpartum women at HHC, learned that the woman...

We Must Continue to Act to Address Gun Violence and Its Impact on Kids

Once again, our children have been confronted with another horrific, deadly school shooting.

Rule Threatens Coverage of Critical Women’s Health Services

Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), only 12 percent of individual health insurance plans covered maternity care.