Eldercare Voices: When Person-Centered Services Stop at My Mother's Nursing Home Door

Lori Simon-Rusinowitz, MPH, Ph.D. What can a daughter do when her mother's reality – a nursing home with no person-centered care in sight – presents a stark contrast to her own work devoted to making person-centered services available to all?...

Assault On the ACA Resumes After Voters Send a Clear Message That They Want It To Stop

A month after voters took to the polls by the millions to defend health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, a federal district court judge in Texas issued a decision that even the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) opponents have called...

Final Push for 2019 Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplaces

With only a few days until the end of the sixth open enrollment period (OE6), we want to emphasize the importance of spreading the word about Marketplace enrollment.

Director's Corner: What’s Next for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees?

Last Wednesday, the Center was honored to host “The Dual Imperative: What’s Next for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees” in Washington, D.C. to discuss improving care for the 11 million people enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. This population includes older adults, people...

Deadline Approaching: Help Us Push Back Against Harmful Changes to Public Charge Rule!

Immigrant families remain the target of unjust policies that threaten their access to health care services and increase the fear of family separation. One of these latest attacks is the proposed changes to the public charge policy.

Innovation Continues, For Better or Worse, Despite Congressional Gridlock

“Public Expects Gridlock” is the headline to a summary of survey findings about what voters expect out of Washington post-midterm elections. The Democrats control the House, Republicans control the Senate and not much of anything will get done inside the...

Dental Therapy: An Alaska Native-Led Solution Improving Access to Care and Oral Health

November is National Native American Heritage Month

HHS Re-approves Kentucky HEALTH Waiver Despite Devastating Coverage Losses

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) re-approved the Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Section 1115 application waiver, which imposes harmful changes to Medicaid such as a work requirements.

After the Elections: What’s Next? A Look at Social and Economic Health Determinants

Here are three key ways health care advocates can help the health care system engage proactively on SDOH