New Levers to Improve the Health of Students

Schools across the United States are recognizing the need to support young people struggling with mental illness and substance misuse.

Proposal to Change Official Poverty Measure Endangers Health and Well-Being of Millions of Low-Income Americans

On May 7, the Trump administration launched yet another attack on low-income individuals. In a notice on the Federal Register, the administration proposed a change to the Census Bureau’s Official Poverty Measure (OPM) calculation that will effectively block millions of...

Excitement, Caution and Unanswered Questions: A Look at CMS’s New Primary Care Models

At the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, we’ve long been champions of the important role primary care plays in improving health outcomes, lowering health care costs and achieving health equity.

The Hypocrisy of the Trump Administration In Its Willingness to Protect Americans From Surprise Medical Bills

Trump recently laid out broad principles and called on Congress to pass legislation that ends surprise medical billing. Unfortunately, those principles fall short of outlining the protections consumers need.

Five Things We’re Doing in 2019 to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Community Catalyst’s work on social determinants is longstanding, and is an essential component of the framework needed to build a just health care system that works for everyone. Here are five ways we’re going deeper in 2019.

The Next Phase of Health Care Reform Part 3: Finding a Path Forward

In the third installment in a three-part series on the path forward on health reform, we focus on six key elements of a strategy to overcome the obstacles and achieve our health reform goals.

Eldercare Voices: Marking Older Americans Month: A Conversation With Byllye Avery on the Health Challenges Older Black Women Face

May is Older Americans Month, a perfect time to better understand some of the health-related challenges facing older Black women in the United States.

Director's Corner: Welcome to the May edition of Health Innovation Highlights!

We have lots of news to share this month about person-centered care advocacy for people with complex health and social needs.

Proposed changes to federal nutrition program would risk families' oral health

More than 750,000 people are at risk of losing critical nutrition assistance under a proposed rule from the Trump Administration that would make harmful changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
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