Texas Medicaid Family Planning Proposal Threatens Women’s Access to Preventive Care

A Texas 1115 Medicaid family planning demonstration proposal that would tie coverage to an exclusion of Planned Parenthood would severely constrain access for covered women, thereby defeating, rather than advancing, Medicaid’s core objectives.  This conclusion is contained in an analysis carried out by researchers from the GW Health Policy and Management’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy. The analysis was submitted as part of public comments to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Names 2017 Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitor

Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitors represent the nation’s most talented health center leaders.

Anne Markus and CHAMPS Study Team Published in Pediatrics

Associate Professor Anne Markus and the rest of the Community Healthcare for Asthma Management and Prevention of Symptoms (CHAMPS) study team published the first in a series of articles on the results from a multi-site, multi-year evaluation of evidence-based childhood asthma interventions implemented in Community Health Centers.

New Report Forecasts Major Shortfall in Community Health Center Revenues if Congress Repeals Medicaid Expansion, Reduces Marketplace Subsidies and Fails to Renew Health Centers Fund

Health centers could be significantly impacted by changes in funding to federal programs that provide health care for low-income and medically underserved people, new research shows.

New Report Forecasts Major Shortfall in Community Health Center Revenues

Researchers at the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative authored, “Projected Financial Losses Experienced by Community Health Centers under a Scenario of Major Cuts in Key Sources of Federal Funding: 2018-2022.” The policy brief simulates the impact of potential major changes in federal funding on community health centers and assess the financial burden other state and federal programs would have to assume to help centers maintain services at their current capacity.