Another Medicaid Victory in OK: State Withdraws Block Grant Waiver Request

Thanks to the tireless efforts of health advocates in Oklahoma, a waiver application that would have weakened Oklahoma’s Medicaid program has now been withdrawn.

Putting FMAP on the Map: Senate Must Follow House Democrats’ Leadership in Bolstering Medicaid

Congress is in the midst of developing a second federal relief bill in response to the devastating economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to finish the bill are being thwarted not only by partisan differences but also...

Health Policy Win: Georgia Advocates Pass a New Law Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Billing

Despite having health insurance, one in five adults have received a surprise medical bill from an out-of-network provider in the past two years alone. For many consumers, these bills have created serious financial burdens for themselves and their families. While...

NAIC Meeting Recap: Consumer Representatives Call on Regulators to Address Racial Inequities

Insurance regulators have an important role to play in not only protecting consumers during this pandemic, but also in fighting systemic racism.

Coverage is Critical for Reducing Dental-Related ER-Use

The availability of Medicaid adult dental benefits varies by state and ranges widely from only covering emergency treatment in some states to full comprehensive care in others.

Bipartisan Support for Dental Therapy Grows

Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Endorses Dental Therapists

Top Three State Policy Priorities to Support Immigrants and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown disproportionate impacts on low-income immigrants as many continue to be on the front lines as essential workers. Unfortunately, millions of immigrants are left out under federal relief efforts.

The Forgotten Americans: Puerto Rico Under COVID-19

While the United States experiences physical distancing under the coronavirus pandemic, the 3.2 million American citizens in Puerto Rico experience multiple types of distancing – physical, economic and political

Health Care Organizations Can Take Action Now to Promote Racial Justice

In these weeks of mourning, anger, fear and courage, we have been heartened by the many statements of support and solidarity with demands for racial justice from so many health care organizations. We hope that these words will translate into...
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