At a time when American adults living below the poverty line are over 50 percent more likely to smoke than other citizens, health care services provided through Medicaid may make a real difference. A new paper by researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) analyzed state Medicaid coverage policies to see which ones were most effective.
Event: The Future of EU and US Health Care Systems
The health care systems of developed economies are facing similar pressures from the combined impact of technology, demographic change and globalization. An event at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) featured Xavier Prats Monné, the Director-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) at the European Commission, who gave a presentation and participated in a discussion on the future of the EU and US health care systems.
New Study in Women’s Health Issues Quantifies the ACA Medicaid Expansion’s Effects on Insurance for Low-income Women of Reproductive Age
Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many low-income women could only receive Medicaid coverage if they were pregnant or parenting young children. The ACA’s Medicaid expansion has reduced uninsurance for low-income women of childbearing age by 13 percentage points, with a drop of 27 percentage points for those without dependent children.
Podcast by Sara Rosenbaum on Medicaid Work Requirements
In the weeks that have passed since the Trump administration invited states to begin attaching work requirements to Medicaid, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Professor Sara Rosenbaum, JD, a widely respected authority on Medicaid, has provided insights into the major policy shift in influential print media publications a
Blog: Terminating the DACA Program Would Harm Health and the States
Stymied by years of Congressional gridlock concerning immigration reform, in 2014 President Obama used executive action to create the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to provide temporary legal status to children and young adults who came to the U.S.