Key Health Reform Issues for Health Care for the Homeless

A newly-developed 2-page policy brief “Health Reform and Homelessness: 16 Key Advocacy Areas for the HCH Community” is now available from the National HCH Council. As the Affordable Care Act is implemented, in both Medicaid expansion and non-expansion states, new arrangements to improve patient access, quality of care, and provider reimbursement are being worked out. This document lays out 16 distinct concerns and opportunities that HCH providers should take into account in conversations with policy makers at the state level.