Sara Rosenbaum’s Observations on CHIP Funding and Changes to Medicaid 1115 Policy

Recent commentaries and article discuss the basis for and implications of the Medicaid changes and the need for CHIP funding.

Publication Reviews Literature on Accountable Communities for Health

A National Academy of Medicine discussion paper identifies a common set of principles driving the growing number of initiatives promoting Accountable Communities for Health to improve population and community health. 

The Impacts of the Trump Administration’s ACA Decisions on Public Health

With news of at least the beginnings of a bipartisan Senate deal to at least temporarily stabilize the health insurance marketplace, it’s time to take stock of what will happen if Congress does not move fast.

Presentation on Striving for Health Justice Amid Health Reform Uncertainty

Associate Professor Joel Teitelbaum, who directs the Milken Institute School of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, was invited to present at the Harvard Medical School’s Equity and Social Justice Program on the topic of “Striving for Health Justice Amid Health Reform Uncertainty.” 

Blogs and Reports by Milken Institute Researchers Underscore the Importance of Continuing Support for CHIP and Community Health Centers

Even as debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act extended into September and ultimately reached what may prove to be a temporary lull, researchers at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health have focused on two critical programs reaching medically underserved and vulnerable populations: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and federally funded community health centers.  Financial support for both ended on Sept. 30, but the Senate will consider a five-year funding extension this week.