5 Reasons Work Requirements in Medicaid Won’t Work

A one-pager for state policymakers on why Medicaid work requirements would be harmful and costly in their state

Top Five Health Equity Priorities for Kids in 2018

As we move into 2018, the Children’s Health Initiative lays out its top priorities for health equity and children for the year. These range from supporting robust census work to ensuring children have access to trauma-informed care and health systems.

Work Requirements: A One-Way Ticket to the Coverage Gap

An analysis of the incompatibility of work requirements with income eligibility levels in Medicaid non-expansion states.

CMS Approves State Plan Amendment for Massachusetts, Creating New Opportunity for School-based Medicaid

Massachusetts received approval for a state plan amendment to reverse the Medicaid free care policy. The Massachusetts’ approach may inform other states’ decision-making in pursuing the free care policy reversal.

Mi Salud, Mi Voz: Una Guía Paso a Paso Para Mujeres Sobre Cómo Usar el Seguro Médico

Esta guía fue diseñada para ayudarle a comenzar a utilizar el seguro médico. Algunas de las reglas del seguro médico son diferentes de un estado a otro, especialmente si usted cuenta con un seguro del tipo Medicaid.

Transforming Hospital Community Benefit: Increasing Community Engagement and Health Equity Investment in Connecticut

This paper seeks to inform state and local efforts to strengthen the connection between hospital community benefit programs and health equity investments in Connecticut.

Meaningful Youth Engagement: Strengthening Prevention of Substance Use Disorders

This “how to” handout explains how to purposefully and effectively engage young people in substance use disorders advocacy and programming.

Strengthening Advocacy Organizations by Adding Service Delivery

This resource describes benefits, risks and important steps for advocacy organizations considering such a move.

Community Alternatives to Arrest

A quick overview of the who, what, why, where, when and how of pre-arrest diversion programs that create a community alternative to the criminal justice system for people at risk of arrest related to alcohol and drugs.

Women and LGBTQ-Friendly Marketplaces

The Affordable Care Act is already increasing the number of women and LGBT people with health coverage. But we must work to ensure that coverage is affordable and non-discriminatory, covers the services we need and provides quality care.

Promising Practices for Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs

This two-pager highlights five practices to make pre-arrest diversion programs effective.

Comments on Wisconsin Medicaid proposed amendment to its Section 1115 waiver

Community Catalyst comment letter on Wisconsin Medicaid’s proposed amendment to its Section 1115 waiver, the BadgerCare Reform Demonstration project.

Five Ways Medicaid Is Making Health Care Better

This fact sheet shares five ways the Medicaid program is helping to improve the health care system, in addition to helping more than 74 million people, including children, older adults and people with disabilities access the care they need.

Capping Medicaid: How Per Capita Caps Would Affect Long-Term Services & Supports and Home Care jobs

A new report released jointly by the Center and LeadingAge discusses factors that would reduce states’ abilities to provide LTSS in a per capita cap system and the impacts of such a system on the labor force that provides home-based care.

Special Needs Plans: Focusing on Social Determinants of Health Among Duals

This report jointly produced by the Center and the SNP Alliance examines how two special needs health plans are responding to social determinants of health to improve health outcomes for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.