Congress Can Make Health Care Better While Building the Path to Universal Coverage

Tomorrow, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Pathways to Universal Coverage.” We applaud House leaders for encouraging serious discussion about the road to universal health coverage. Beyond that, we hope this is the beginning, rather...

As #OAM19 Winds Down, a Focus on Aligning Care with What Matters to Older Adults

On the final day of #OAM19, we’re pleased to share a look at Age-Friendly Health Systems, an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and Institute for Healthcare Improvement, that seeks to improve care for all older adults.

A Treasure Trove of Resources on Providing Better Care for Older Adults

During the final week of Older Americans Month (#OAM19), we’re lifting up the work we’ve been doing with the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office and The Lewin Group to develop webinar resources for providers and plans that provide care to older adults.

Embracing Older Americans Month by Serving Up Food Security for Older Adults

As the Center rolls out the second round of our Consumer Voices for Innovation (CVI 2.0) grants targeting social determinants of health and their impacts on various consumer populations, partners in Massachusetts and Maine focus on needs of older adults.

Contribute! Celebrating Older Adults Who Make a Difference in Health Innovation

The third pillar of this year's Older Americans Month theme, “Connect, Create, Contribute,” holds particular resonance for us at the Center, where we work to elevate the voices of older adult consumers in health delivery reform advocacy.

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.
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