At Our Best | The Corvallis Gazette-Times

The Corvallis Gazette-Times noted the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's honoring of Corvallis resident and disability activist Michael Volpe as part of the first Speak Up for Better Health Awards.

Understanding the Economic Status of Older Americans (Podcast)

An audio conversation with Marc Cohen, Center research director, and co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, about a study the LTSS Center is conducting for the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

Did Patrick Soon-Shiong’s high-tech gamble help bring 6 hospitals to the brink? | POLITICO

Jessica Curtis, Senior Advisor, Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, is quoted in a POLITICO article about California's financially troubled Verity Health System, and its hospitals' failure to meet state-mandated charity care obligations.

Business Briefcase | The Salem News

The Salem News mentioned The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's recognition of Nancy Houghton, of Beverly, as an honoree of its Speak Up for Better Health Awards.

A waiting game: Meeting minutes reveal challenges to closing CHI, Dignity megadeal | Modern Healthcare

Sue Sherry, deputy director of Community Catalyst, spoke to Modern Healthcare about California's charity-care requirement and the benefits it gives to the people of California.

A White House proposal has legal immigrants forgoing health-care services out of fear | The Washington Post

Senior State Advocacy Manager Alberto González spoke with Colby Itkowitz at the Washington Post about the public health crisis the Trump administration's 'public charge' rule would create.

Focus on Advanced Primary Care Improves Success of ACOs, Study Finds | Fierce Healthcare

Ann Hwang, MD, director of the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation is quoted in a Fierce Healthcare article on the importance of person-centered primary care for the success of ACOs.

Medicaid forum questions proposed work requirements | The Daily Journal

Project manager of our Southern Health Partners project, Amanda Ptashkin, talks to the Daily Journal about the dangers of Medicaid work requirements.

Balancing Act: Local hospitals juggle charity care, sustainability | Daily Journal

Community Catalyst's deputy director, Sue Sherry, talks about the pervasive problem of medical debt in Mississippi.

CMS Asks Congress to Help Improve Care for Dual Eligibles | Modern Healthcare

Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation Senior Policy Analyst Leena Sharma is quoted in article about a series of legislative ideas to Congress from CMS to better coordinate care for dually eligible individuals.

As Medicaid costs soar, these states are trying a new approach | CNN

Ann Hwang, director of the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation at Community Catalyst, talks to Phil Galewitz about the potential of Medicaid ACOs.

Social Determinants Of Health: A Public Health Concept In Conflict | Health Affairs

Center staff members Danielle Garrett and Ann Hwang, and Clare Pierce-Wrobel, of George Washington University, co-authored a blog post in Health Affairs on the administration's co-opting of the term “social determinants of health."

Organizing Seniors To Protect The Health Safety Net: The Way Forward

Carol Regan, Leena Sharma and Community Catalyst president Kate Villers recently authored an article in the Journal of Aging and Social Policy, which shares a brief history of senior advocacy and an overview of the current senior organizing landscape.

Ohio Senate Considers Dental Therapy Bill | Heartland

Tera Bianchi, project director of the Dental Access Project, was quoted in an article from The Heartland Institute about a bill under consideration in the Ohio State Senate that would authorize dental therapists to practice in the state.

Blazing the Trail For Universal Health Coverage | Commonwealth Magazine

In an opinion piece in CommonWealth, Rob Restuccia, executive director of Community Catalyst, and Andrew Dreyfus, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts mark the 30th anniversary of Massachusett's landmark Universal Health Care Law.