The Takeaway: Life After King v. Burwell

Now that the Supreme Court has removed the (next to last) existential threat to the ACA, how is the health care world reacting? We turn first to politics where we find the appetite for using reconciliation for ACA repeal is waning.

Affordable Senior Housing and Services: A Coordinated Approach to Serving Vulnerable Older Adults

The cutting edge work described in this piece highlights the opportunities to deliver coordinated care and services, with a meaningful role played by service coordinators in affordable senior housing facilities.

A Review of Georgia Nonprofit Hospital Community Health Needs Assessments

At Community Catalyst we are often asked for lessons or insights into the Community Health Needs Assessments that non-profit hospitals have been generating. We are in regular communication with several groups around the country who are monitoring CHNAs.

Reflecting on last week’s victories

The ACA and marriage equality decisions are the culmination of years of policy and legal strategies, organizing, and advocacy.

So Much PRIDE: Marriage Equality and the Affordable Care Act

We’re still celebrating the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding health care and marriage equality from last week. But, we’ve also now taken time to evaluate just what these decisions mean—together.

Closing the Gap Is About More Than Just the Bottom Line, But It Helps

Failing to close the gap is a missed opportunity for consumers, hospitals and states. The uninsured rate in the 30 states (including D.C.) that have closed the gap fell from 18 percent to just below 11 percent.

Yes, Remove the Flag. And Close the Coverage Gap to Really Address Racial Inequality

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House. Yet, she remains adamantly opposed to accepting the federal dollars set aside to extend Medicaid coverage to low-income South Carolinians.

The Takeaway: The ACA is Here to Stay...

This week the Supreme Court issued a strong decision upholding the availability of federal tax credits in all states regardless of whether health insurance is purchased on a state or federally-operated insurance marketplace.

When Insurers Give You Lemons, Make Lemonade

Signs of summer are everywhere, and while you’re enjoying your iced coffee and reading the news on your front porch it’s hard to miss the overstated headlines predicting where the 2016 proposed health insurance rates will ultimately land.