Preparing for the End of the Public Health Emergency: Strategies for Effective Community Engagement & Culturally Competent Outreach

The public health emergency (PHE) is currently in place to July 15, 2022, but may be extended for another period of time, giving relief to many like Kayla Montaño who have relied on Medicaid coverage to access medical care during the pandemic.

Preparación para el Final de la Emergencia de Salud Pública: Estrategias para la Participación Eficaz de la Comunidad y la Difusión Culturalmente Adecuada

La emergencia de salud pública actualmente está vigente hasta el 15 de julio, pero puede extenderse por otro período de tiempo, es un alivio para muchas personas, como Kayla Montaño, que ha dependido de Medicaid durante la pandemia.

My Journey Back to Traditional and Natural Medicine

Over the years, it has been thoroughly documented that the health care system in the United States almost totally ignores indigenous and ancestral practices that fall outside of mainstream medicine.

Voices for Health Justice Advocates at the Forefront of the Health Justice Movement

We are thrilled to share with you a video that celebrates the accomplishments of the Voices for Health Justice partners over the last year and a half.

Youth Are the Key to a Better Adolescent Behavioral Health System

Youth with lived experiences of mental illness and substance use challenges, including addiction, understand first-hand the limitations, inequities, and failures of the current system.

Congress Should Follow States’ Lead in Providing Dental Coverage to Medicaid Enrollees

Opening the door to dental care for more people can usher in better health and family economic security – gains worth celebrating! But state policy can only go so far. Congress must also take action.

Community Catalyst Urges Federal Anti-Trust Regulators to Use Health Equity Assessment

Decades of hospital and health system consolidation across the United States have created large regional and national health systems with the market power to raise prices. This consolidation trend has also included the downsizing or closing of hundreds of community...

Medical Debt Implications in Native American Communities

The true impact of medical debt in Native American communities is still unclear. The quality of data collected may be limited due to the lack of administrative capacity.

Community Health Workers Bridge the Gap for Providers and Communities

In Kentucky, there is one primary care provider for every 1,000 people overall. Community partners’ recent push to pass HB525 now puts Kentucky in a position to address this disparity through Medicaid reimbursement of Community Health Workers services.
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