New England Leads Trends For Growth In Children’s Health Coverage

Coverage success for children did not happen overnight and is not static. As we enter the next open enrollment period, we are reminded that coverage and maintaining coverage is ongoing and requires year-round support.

Pioneering Person-Centered Models Look to Serve LGBT Older Adults

On October 22, the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation hosted a webinar in collaboration with Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) that shared information about the unique needs and concerns of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT)...

Health Equity: Community Catalyst’s Guiding Principles, Projects and People

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will share Community Catalyst’s vision for achieving health equity in the U.S. health care delivery system. Since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate has dropped...

Eldercare Voices: It’s Time to Implement a National Family Caregiver Strategy

Carol A. Rodat It has been said that we either have been, are currently, or will be a family caregiver at some point in time. Family caregivers – those who are providing some form of support to a family member, partner,...

Four Reasons Why Consumers Will Find Affordable Health Insurance in the Marketplaces

This blog was originally posted on the Families USA website. The uninsured rate is at an all-time low, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made it possible for 20 million, and counting, to get covered and stay covered. However,...

Pushing Flexibility in Medicaid for Supportive Housing

We hope our work will create a model for advocates in other states working to address both homelessness and communities with high health needs.

Doing the Right Thing: A Model Medicaid ACO in Minneapolis

A new report from The Commonwealth Fund demonstrates how Hennepin Health, a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in Minneapolis, Minn. is breaking new ground in creating partnerships to address the range of health and social needs of the most at-risk...

States’ Role in Preventing Churn: The Good and the Bad

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 20 million people have gained health insurance coverage, creating a pathway to better health. However, holding on to that coverage is not always easy and barriers remain for many consumers. Even with the...

Long-Awaited Evaluation of Mass Duals Demo is Out!

Back in 2013, Massachusetts became the first state to use a full managed care approach under the CMS-sponsored Financial Alignment Demonstration. This demonstration, known as One Care, serves people with disabilities ages 21-64 who have both Medicare and Medicaid and...