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The United States is facing a dire shortage of direct care workers who provide essential services to older adults and individuals with disabilities.… More
April 2022 Katti Gray,
Hailing from a family kept afloat partly by taxpayer-funded aid initiatives — and by neighbor-to-neighbor acts of kindness — made Kody Kinsley’s choice of a public sector career something of a no-brainer. More
March 2022 William K. Bleser, Katie M. Huber, Hannah L. Crook, Rebecca G. Whitaker, Jasmine Masand, James J. Zheng, Raman Nohria, Michelle J. Lyn, Robert S. Saunders,
Copublished with the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Policy Points As states consider expanding or creating health programs that… More
February 2022 Kate McEvoy,
I am not a fan of football. There, I said it. This is a constant embarrassment for my wife, who is and tries gamely to feed me tidbits of information… More
February 2022 Kevin H. Nguyen,
Comprising about 6% of the US population, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) people are one of the fastest growing populations in the nation.… More
February 2022 Sarah Reber, Cyrus Kosar,
Making vaccination convenient and free is critical, but effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy in the long run will need to build trust in ways that are tailored to particular communities, especially among certain communities of color that have faced historical and ongoing racism in the medical system and beyond. More
February 2022 Christopher F. Koller,
“Heaven… I’m in heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak.
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we’re out together dancing… More
February 2022 Jack Meyer, Matt Powers, Nora Leibowitz,
In states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid eligibility, the Local Choice Option could provide a comprehensive insurance product by repurposing funding now used only for direct care. More
January 2022 Evan S. Cole, Susan Kennedy, Julie Donohue, PhD,
To advance knowledge about the multiple facets of state Medicaid policy adoption and implementation, these researchers conducted in-depth interviews in 2019 with policy officials from nine states — Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin — that participate in a multistate Medicaid collaborative project: the Medicaid Outcome Distributed Research Network (MODRN). More
December 2021 Kate McEvoy,
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and Director Daniel Tsai’s recent Health Affairs blog post on their strategic vision for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program was a welcome call for building on Medicaid’s many historical successes. More
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