Supreme Court Declines to Fast-Track Democratic Appeals on Affordable Care Act | The Wall Street Journal

Anchor Institutions: Best Practices to Address Social Needs and Social Determinants of Health | American Journal of Public Health

This article for AJPH, co-authored by Business Development Manager Mark Rukavina and former Executive Director Rob Restuccia, among others, details best practices in implementing social determinants of health strategies in anchor institutions.

Collins under fire as appeals court strikes down ACA mandate | Maine Beacon

Late Wednesday, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling declaring the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate unconstitutional, referring the law back to a lower court where observers say it will likely be struck down.

South Carolina Gets Approval to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements | The Washington Post

Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart is quoted in The Washington Post on threats to health coverage for low-income residents of South Carolina following the announcement of that state becoming the 11th to impose Medicaid work requirements.

New "Unlocking Accountable Care" Podcast Episode: Finding the Consumer Voice | Day Health Strategies

Center Director Ann Hwang and Center Business Development Manager Mark Rukavina are interviewed on the importance of the consumer voice in system change in this podcast episode in a series from Day Health Strategies titled "Unlocking Accountable Care."

Meet the 34 DC healthcare power players who shape the rules for a $3.5 trillion industry that touches every American | Business Insider

Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation Director Ann Hwang named among 34 most influential national health care policy leaders by Business Insider.

The 26 best books to read if you want to shape healthcare policy, according to top DC power players in the $3.5 trillion industry | Business Insider

Center Director Ann Hwang's best book choice included in list of selections by Business Insider's list of influential people in federal health policy.

A Private Equity-Owned Doctors' Group Sued Poor Patients Until It Came Under Scrutiny | NPR Shots & ProPublica/MLK50

Center Business Development Manager Mark Rukavina is quoted in an NPR Shots article produced by ProPublica and MLK50 exposing how a privately held physician group working within non-profit hospitals in the Southeast has been suing patients for payment.

Primary Care System Falling Short for Vulnerable Patients | Patient Engagement Hit

Center Director Ann Hwang, MD, is quoted in an article in Patient Engagement Hit that on a recent Center report on findings from focus groups of consumers with complex health and social needs on their experiences with and aspirations for primary care.

5 Things Consumers Want From Healthcare | Managed Healthcare Executive

Center Director Ann Hwang, MD, is quoted in an article in Managed Healthcare Executive that on a recent Center report on findings from focus groups of consumers with complex health and social needs on their hopes for improvement in primary care.

Hahnemann closure puts $51 million in Medicaid funds in play. Will the money stay in Philly? | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Center Senior Advisor Jessica Curtis is quoted in a Philladelphia Inquirer article about the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital, and concerns that it's $51 million in Medicaid subsidies for indigent care be properly re-distributed to local hospitals

Consumers Express Dissatisfaction with Primary Care | Medical Training Magazine

An article in Medical Training magazine summarizes a recent Center report on findings from focus groups of consumers with complex health and social needs on their experiences with and aspirations for primary care.

Few Hospitals Aggressively Sue Patients to Pay Bills, and Some Don't Bother At All | Modern Healthcare

Center Business Development Manager Mark Rukavina and Center Senior Advisor Jessica Curtis are quoted in a Modern Healthcare article looking broadly at the prevalence of hospitals and health systems suing patients to collect bills.

Methodist Le Bonheur Erases Debts of More Than 6,500 Patients It Sued | MLK50

Center Senior Advisor Jessica Curtis is quoted in by MLK50.com on the news that Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, has forgiven the debts of 6,500 consumers whom it had been previously subjecting to aggressive collection practices.

Beyond the Medical Debt Trap | MLK50

Center Senior Advisor Jessica Curtis is quoted in ongoing reporting by MLK50.com on highly aggressive debt collection practices increasingly coming to light at non-profit hospitals, and how the issue is starting to get attention at the federal level.