Testimony of Emily Stewart on the Economic Impact of the Growing Burden of Medical Debt

Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart’s testimony as prepared for delivery before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on March 29, 2022. This testimony was originally posted on March 29, on Emily's Medium.com page. Good morning,...

The ACA Has Boosted Oral Health Access, Now Let’s Keep the Progress Going

As we celebrate the 12th anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s worth reflecting on the ways in which this landmark law has advanced oral health equity and the ways in which we can build on this progress moving forward.

Building on the ACA to Address Substance Use Disorders & Mental Illness

Thanks to the ACA, 31 million people have gained health insurance, and millions of people with substance use disorders and mental illness are able to get life-saving care.

Outreach, Enrollment and the Affordable Care Act

Enrollment numbers can be severely impacted if a presidential administration is not supportive of expanding coverage.

Marking 12 Years of the ACA Improving the Lives of People with Disabilities

By expanding care and coverage, the Affordable Care Act was a milestone for communities most underserved by the health system. In particular, the ACA includes a number of provisions that improve coverage and access to care for people with disabilities...

The Affordable Care Act is Crucial to Women’s Health

For more than a decade, the ACA has helped to improve the quality of and access to health care for millions of women across the country.

Remembering Rob

It's March 3, 2022, the third anniversary of the passing of Community Catalyst's founding executive director, Rob Restuccia, a visionary advocate for health care for all and a mentor to so many over a brilliant career that spanned five decades.

Prioritizing Black Joy and Resilience in Community Engagement

It is no secret that Black people face a number of health inequities in the United States. Spanning the entire lifespan from birth to end of life, there are disparate health outcomes for Black people versus their other racial counterparts.

Addressing Access to Care in Immigrant Communities

Immigrant communities face significant challenges in a vital area: accessing health care.
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