More Evidence Of Health Care Cost Barriers | Kaiser Health News

Not-for-profit consumer advocacy groups Community Catalyst and the National Health Law Program found that there's no way to ensure low-income patients are able to access and afford services at urgent-care clinics or retail health clinics.

Seeking an Equitable Healthcare System, a Major Funder Backs Grassroots Power-Building | Inside Philanthropy

“The hallmark of [the Voices for Health Justice] program is very connected to the Community Catalyst vision,” said Emily Stewart, Community Catalyst’s executive director.

Coalition of Leading Health and Oral Health Organizations Call on Biden Administration, Governors to Authorize Oral Health Providers to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine | Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance features the Oral Health Pandemic Workgroup letter on vaccines to the Biden administration and governors.

Biden Aims to Build on Obamacare’s Cost-Cutting Measures | Stateline

Our Director of Strategic Policy, Michael Miller, spoke to Stateline about the challenges the Biden administration is facing to build on the Affordable Care Act.

Long-Term Care Efforts Supported By Foundations | Health Affairs Grantwatch Blog

A Health Affairs Grantwatch Blog post cited the July 2020 report co-published by the Center, "Learning from New State Initiatives in Financing Long-Term Services and Supports," as well as a a grant received by Community Catalyst for work in this area.

Dallas Mavericks Basketball Team Awards Emergency Grants for Winter Storm Relief in Tex. | Chronicle of Philanthropy

$9 million to Voices for Health Justice, a collaborative project from Community Catalyst, Community Change, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities to make grants to 25 state and community-based organizations.

More Than 220 Groups Support Stimulus Bill’s Health Provisions | POLITICO Pulse

Community Catalyst was cited in an item in POLITICO Pulse on a letter from 220 groups to congressional leaders supporting specific provisions in the COVID-19 relief bill, and urging swift passage.

An Oral Health Equity Agenda For The Biden Administration | Health Affairs

Colin Reusch, Senior Advisor, Oral Health Policy, Dental Access Project is a co-author of a post on the Health Affairs Blog that outlines policy actions the Biden-Harris administration can pursue to increase equity in access to oral health care.

Health Groups Praise Biden's Pick to Run CMS | MedpageToday

Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart is quoted in MedpageToday on her praise of Pres. Biden's nomination of Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to serve as head of CMS.

RWJF commits $9 million to launch Voices for Health Justice

The initiative is focused on grassroots efforts to improve healthcare access, affordability, and dignity in care.

Biden To Order Review Of Trump Rule That Had ‘Chilling Effect’ On Immigrants Seeking Benefits | Forbes

Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart is quoted in Forbes on Pres. Biden's Executive Order to review the Public Charge rule that has had a chilling effect on immigrants accessing health care.

Biden Administration to Review Rule Discouraging Immigrants from Using Medicaid | Modern Healthcare

Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart is quoted in Modern Healthcare on Pres. Biden's Executive Order to review the Public Charge rule that has had a chilling effect on immigrants accessing health care.

$1B project to rebuild Lenox Hill Hospital on Upper East Side would ruin ‘character of the community,’ opponents say

Women's Heath Program Director Lois Uttley is quoted in the New York Daily News in a story about the Lenox Hill Hospital expansion, which will not address health inequities in health care access across New York City.

Pushback on Lenox Hill’s Revised Expansion Plans | Our Town Upper East Side

Lois Uttley, the Director of Community Catalyst's Women’s Health Program is quoted in "Our Town, Upper East Side" in opposition to the proposed expansion of Lenox Hill Hospital, rather than adding capacity in other NYC neighborhoods hard hit by COVID-19.

Catholic Health System Growth Threatens Patient Access, Advocacy Group Argues | Modern Healthcare

A Modern Healthcare article featured the release of Community Catalyst's report on the trend in Catholic health systems growing and exerting greater influence as they control more hospitals and physician practices.