Another Plea for Funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program
In a Commonwealth Fund blog, Sara Rosenbaum, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, explains why the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offers a critical health insurance pathway for nearly 9 million children living in families with modest means.
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.
NEJM Analyzes Public Opinion Polls on the Future of the ACA
The New England Journal of Medicine published an analysis of 27 national opinion polls by 12 survey organizations on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) led by Robert Blendon who serves as senior associate dean for Policy Translation and Leadership Development at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. By looking at the average of recent polls, the research team offered a framework for viewing how the public as a whole saw the issues in this most recent debate.