2022 State Victories for Undocumented Communities' Access to Health Care

Earlier this year, we summarized a number of state victories achieved throughout 2021 to expand health care access to immigrant communities across the country. Some of the 2021 successes have recently gone into effect or will begin on January 1, 2023.

Profiles in Caregiving: Nancy Giurato

Nancy is a caregiver leader with the Changing the Care Conversation Project, she shares her family caregiver story and shares important advice for other family caregivers who are growing as advocates.

Nursing Homes the Next Target for CFPB on Fair Medical Billing

With the soaring prices of nursing homes, comes the medical debt and burdensome collections associated with it.

Proposed CMS rule would reduce administrative barriers that keep people from enrolling in and keeping their health coverage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed new rules for streamlining eligibility, enrollment and renewal processes for people covered by Medicaid and CHIP.

Five Million People Cannot Wait Any Longer, Biden Administration Must Finish Fixing the “Family Glitch”

Every year since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, a misinterpretation of the law called the “family glitch” has erroneously closed the door to affordable health care coverage to millions of people.

Oral Health is Health – Medicare Coverage Should Reflect That

Medicare is critical for the health and wellbeing of almost 64 million older adults and people with disabilities. Unfortunately, Medicare does not include a comprehensive dental benefit.

Final Public Charge Rule Adds Critical Protections for Immigrant Families

This final rule adds critical protections and affirms that immigrants and their families can safely access health, housing and nutritional programs to which they are entitled to without fear of consequences to their immigration status.

State Attorneys General Against Medical Debt

Washington, California & Minnesota attorneys general are taking patient protections seriously.

Q&A: What’s next for states that have coverage for all kids?

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the number of uninsured children has increased dramatically, having a profound impact not only on their wellbeing but also on their families as a whole.
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