Community health centers have been providing crucial health care services to low-income Americans for more than 50 years. Health centers now have more than 10,000 sites in rural and underserved communities in U.S. states and territories. However, proposed changes to the federal Medicaid program may impact the centers’ ability to continue to serve close to 26 million people who turn to them for health care.
Rosenbaum Blogs in Health Affairs on Medicaid 1115 and Work Requirements
In a timely blog in Health Affairs, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Professor Sara Rosenbaum responds to the Trump administration’s letter of January 11 inviting states to propose demonstrations to test the effects of threatening to withdraw or reduce Medicaid from people who fail to meet work requirements.
Why Federal Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments Should Not Be Cut
In the Commonwealth Fund’s To the Point blog, Sara Rosenbaum, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, makes a case for staving off harmful cuts to state Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments.
Importance of Upcoming Court Decisions Regarding Planned Parenthood
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.