Q&A: How State Advocates Take Action to Get More Kids Covered

In 2020, 4.3 million children under the age of 19 living in the United States had no access to health coverage. As a response to longstanding gaps in health care access many states have introduced Cover All Kids legislation.

Medicaid Expansion is More than OK

Oklahoma voters recognized the need for Medicaid expansion, particularly at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when they voted to pass Medicaid expansion in June 2020.

“Minimally-Invasive Care” Presents Opportunities to Expand Patient Choice, Access to Care and Advance Health Justice

Known as "minimally-invasive care” (MIC), can be provided in a variety of health care or community settings, like primary care offices, nursing homes, schools, and health fairs.

While Reconciliation Deal Makes Strides on Affordability, Equity Issues Remain in the Coverage Gap

Inequity in access to health care due to discriminatory barriers to economic security makes clear this is a race equity and health justice issue.

Health Care Senior Advocate Spotlight: Ms. Yvonne Hughes

Ms. Hughes is a community outreach organizer for over 20 years, but her journey as an advocate began when, as a young parent to five-year-old twins, she suddenly lost her eyesight.

Good News: After July 1, Medical Debt is Taken Off the Credit Reports For Millions of People!

The three largest nationwide credit reporting agencies announced they are changing the way medical debt is reported.

Building the Next Generation of Family Caregiver Leaders

The Changing the Care Conversation project is a national learning and action-oriented initiative to improve support for family caregivers of older adults and people with disabilities.

State Authorities' Responsibility to Oral Health Equity

It is important for us to remember that achieving health equity includes addressing the unmet oral health needs in this country and state authorities must be integral partners in this movement.

Strong Rules are Key to Success of the No Surprises Act

Consumer and health advocates urge final rules that offer full patient protections.
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