Cross-Post: Will Oregon’s Health Reforms Deliver Results for Consumers? A New Study Raises Some Tough Questions.

According to a new study, Oregon’s efforts to transform health care are not yet delivering on their potential to improve the consumer experience.

Notes from the Frontline - Organizing to Make a Change

Since partnering with the Voices for Better Health project in 2014, I have spoken to nearly 500 older adults and people with disabilities.

Treating Maternal Depression: The Need for a Two-Generation Approach

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force released a new proposal recommending that all women who are pregnant or within one year of giving birth be screened for depression.

Pacific Northwest Indian Tribe Exercises Sovereignty to Provide Desperately Needed Oral Health Care to its Community

There is an oral health crisis in Indian Country and as a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, I have seen it firsthand.

Medicaid Managed Care is Getting a Makeover

Community Catalyst recently submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services around proposed regulations that make sweeping updates to Medicaid Managed Care.

The Takeaway: The South Leads the Nation…A Phrase We Don’t Often Get to Say

This week, Gallup released the results of a two-year survey on the nation's uninsured and the results have stunning implications for the South.

Rush to Judgment?

Under the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is assisting states in integrating care for people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

The Takeaway: No ACA-Related News (and Few Sparks) in First GOP Presidential Debate

Immigration and the nuclear deal with Iran dominated the first Republican presidential debate last night. Health care issues were decidedly second tier with candidates saying expected things about defunding Planned Parenthood and repealing the ACA. The Fox News moderators pushed...

We can reduce health disparities and ensure that ALL children have health coverage

Ensuring that families of all ethnic backgrounds access the health care they need to be healthy is one of the most important things we can do for our nation’s children.