Council Health Policy Organizer Dan Rabbitt contributed this blog post to the Coalition on Human Needs on Medicaid expansion.
“Most state legislatures convene in early 2015 and national and state advocates should push hard for Medicaid expansion. At the national level, we can help our state affiliates collaborate, provide resources, and highlight the inequities in states’ decisions to continue … More
We come together today with weary hearts. We have lost so many friends this year, so many loved ones. Today, death hangs heavy in the cold air… death and injustice. They hang like strange fruit from the trees. We carry … More
Deferred Action Program and Health Care Access for Farmworkers and their Families | December 19, 2014 | 1 p.m. Eastern | Register
The recently announced program that allows certain immigrants to remain in the U.S. and get work authorization may impact hundreds of thousands of farmworkers. Health centers, as trusted organizations in their communities, are important sources of information for … More
On Monday, December 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a web briefing to examine the early impacts of the ACA’s Medicaid expansion on the homeless population, as well as opportunities and challenges looking forward. The briefing, drawing upon the recent paper, “Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population,” will highlight key findings … More