Learning From Success: Following Gloucester’s Lead in Addressing Addiction

In the fight against drug addiction, the small waterfront city of Gloucester, MA, made a big splash this year. The police chief’s Angel program encourages residents living with an addiction to come to the police station with the promise of...

Children in Foster Care Need More Holistic Health Care

Over the last few years, states have witnessed widespread failings within agencies charged with overseeing the well-being of children in foster care.

Helping Women Learn How to Navigate Health Insurance

Just in time for this open enrollment period, there’s a great new tool to help women get started using their health insurance.

Advancing Health Equity in a New Era of Health System Transformation

In a recent blog we shared reflections on our health equity journey and identified health system transformation (HST) as the next frontier of health care advocacy.

Advancing Health Equity in a New Era of Health System Transformation

In a recent blog we shared reflections on our health equity journey and identified health system transformation (HST) as the next frontier of health care advocacy. Promoting health equity is an organizational priority at Community Catalyst and one of the fundamental pillars of our...

The Takeaway: Having Their Cake and Eating It Too

Last night in a cynical act of political theatre, the Senate passed a bill to eliminate major provisions of the Affordable Care Act including expanded Medicaid coverage and tax credits for people who don't have affordable employer coverage. Of course,...

Dear South, There's Hope!

In the last two weeks, some major developments have rekindled hope for hundreds of thousands of Southerners left in the coverage gap. Since a disproportionate number of people in the coverage gap, 90 percent, live and work in the South,...

Marketplace-CHIP Comparability Study Is Out: Where Do We Go from Here?

Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Health and Human Services (HHS) released the long awaited Certification of Comparability of Pediatric Coverage Offered by Qualified Health Plans.

Reflections on Our Health Equity Journey

In late October the Community Catalyst Health Equity Executive Team members attended the PolicyLink Equity Summit in sunny downtown Los Angeles.