APHA: Protect Maternal, Child, and Family Health: Resist Cuts in Medicaid and Rollback of the Affordable Care Act

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-07-27

The American Public Health Association and other leading public health, medical, provider and disease advocacy organizations strongly oppose legislation that would weaken or eliminate key components of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s social investment in health coverage and care. The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section of APHA calls on the MCH community to reach out to members of Congress, colleagues, family, and friends to educate them about the negative impacts these proposals will have on women, children, and families across the nation.

Medicaid Prevention Pathways Toolkit

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-04-06

Nemours has just released a new toolkit titled Medicaid Prevention Pathways. This toolkit, designed for state Medicaid officials and managed ca

CMS Innovation Request for Information: Alternate Payment Models

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-03-27

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center recently released a Request for Information "seeking input on the design of alternative payment models focused on impro

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Annual Report to Congress

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-10

The CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has released its 

ConvergenceRI: Rhode Island number of uninsured drops to 5 percent, below unemployement rate

Published Date: 
Mon, 2015-09-14

A recent news article from ConvergenceRI details factors contributing to an unprecidented reduction of uninsured in Rhode Island over the last three years. Read the article here. Additionally, Convergence CI details Rhode Island's new Food on the Move program brings fresh fruits and vegetables toe low-income urban neigborhoods.

State-by-State Look at How the Uninsured Fare Under the ACA

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-01-09

An interactive map developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation provides a state-by-state look at how the uninsured fare under the Affordable Care Act. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation website: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes coverage options for people across the income specturm, but there are big differences in eligibilty for coverage depending on whether a state expands Medicaid or not.


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