Medical debt is crushing many Americans. States can help fix that

Community Catalyst Senior Fellow John O'Brien co-authored an article in STAT outlining steps that states can take now to protect consumers from major medical debt, even as the administration seeks to repeal the financial protections the ACA provides.

Weakening the Affordable Care Act Will Boost Hospitals’ Financial Burden

An article in STAT, co-authored by Marc Cohen, Ph.D., Research Director at the Center, examines how ongoing administration sabotage of the ACA is likely to increase the amount of uncompensated care hospitals will be burdened with.

ObamaCare groups: If Trump won’t, we will

Dara Taylor, Director of Consumer Assistance at Community Catalyst, talks about filling the consumer assistance void the Trump administration has created.

Obamacare advocates face daunting outreach effort after HHS cuts

Community Catalyst Project Director, Dara Taylor, talks to Politico about the Trump administration's recent decision to slash funding for critical enrollment assistance and outreach.

CHIP provides health insurance to nearly 9 million kids. Its funding expires on Sept. 30.

Eva Marie Stahl, director of the Children’s Health Initiative at Community Catalyst, talks about the importance of the CHIP program.

On Capitol Hill, Gov. Baker Will Push A Bipartisan Approach To Health Care Reform

Executive Director of Community Catalyst, Rob Restuccia, talks to WBUR about Gov. Baker's recent testimony in the bipartisan health care hearings.

New “Leadership In Action” Program to Improve Health Care for the Most Vulnerable

Philanthropy New York reported on the launch of the Center's new Leadership in Action program teaming senior leaders in the health care field with consumer advocates.

Trump Administration Pulls Health Law Help In 18 Cities

Rob Restuccia, executive director, is quoted in this Associated Press article on the Trump Administration ending ACA contracts that brought health insurance enrollment assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities.

What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

Ashley Blackburn, senior policy analyst, was quoted in an article in Health Day on the uncertainty consumers are facing in their health insurance options given market instability in the current political environment.

In Clash Over Health Bill, a Growing Fear of ‘Junk Insurance’

Ashley Blackburn, senior policy analyst, was quoted in a New York Times article on the dangers of a possible return to substandard plans lacking the necessary transparency and protections consumers currently are assured of under the ACA.

Republican Legislation Would Devastate Home Care

A blog post in Huffington Post linked to "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

How Dental Therapists Can Address the Social and Racial Disparities in Access to Care

Albert Yee MD, MPH, Kristen McGlaston MS and Robert Restuccia MPA talk about the positive health equity implications of implementing dental therapists.

Many seniors in Iowa rely on Medicaid

An article in Quad City Times cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need

An article in NextAvenue referenced "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Why Trumpcare Could Shift Cash Away From Skilled Nursing Facilities

An article in Skilled Nursing News cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.