How Hoosier Action is Organizing to Prepare for the End of the Public Health Emergency

This blog details several of Hoosier Action’s strategies to pressure Indiana to develop comprehensive, equitable plans for addressing the end of the public health emergency.

Addressing the Impact of Hospital Consolidation on Health Equity

Decades of market-driven hospital and health system consolidation have left too many communities across the United States without timely access to needed care as the nation continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. The people most affected by hospital downsizing...

Roe v. Wade Anniversary: Access to Abortion Crucial for Vulnerable Communities

Saturday marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that protects the right to legal abortion in the U.S

New Year, New MCO Dashboards (Would be Nice!)

The following recommendations, based on our research, information from other experts, and conversations with advocates, would make MCO data on any Medicaid website more accessible and user-friendly.

How to Fortify Patient Protections Surrounding Medical Debt: Lessons from the States

Community Catalyst is partnering with state and community advocates from five states to understand the key strategies of these successful advocacy campaigns to end medical debt.

Planning for the End of the Public Health Emergency: Massachusetts Invests in Community Outreach

As we individually reflect and reevaluate at the turn of the year, so too must states in regard to their plans for unwinding the COVID-19 public health emergency and corresponding Medicaid protections.

Centering the Perspective of Older Adults and the Disability Community in New Health and Housing Federal Partnerships

As the eviction moratorium has ended and housing costs continue to rise, people with disabilities and older adults continue to struggle to find safe, accessible housing. Housing and supportive services are key pillars to full community integration for people with...

Collecting Community Stories of Medical Debt in Southwest Georgia

As of 2019, Georgia had the third-highest percentage of uninsured people at 13.4 percent. As a result, medical debt has become a significant issue for the state and it often leads to difficult financial decisions, such as how to pay...

Communities must be at the center of oral health policy solutions

“Tooth Tuesday” is a series of learning calls with state and community-based advocates to discuss how the oral health care system can be improved by ensuring that people closest to the problems have a voice in developing the solutions.
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