Forty public health scholars recently filed a public health “friend of the court” amicus brief in support of three Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries who are challenging the state’s Medicaid work requirements. The group included six Deans and Associate Deans at schools of public health, public policy and public administration.
GW Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers Comment on Virginia’s Proposed Medicaid Work Experiment
GW Faculty and Staff Submit Comments to HHS on Proposed Title X “Gag” Rule
A group of 17 members of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health’s (GW Milken Institute SPH) faculty and staff submitted comments on July 26 in response to a recent rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The GW Milken Institute SPH group said they are “deeply concerned about any proposed changes to Title X policies that could adversely impact health center participation, given Title X’s major role in strengthening and enhancing health centers’ family planning performance.”
Issue Briefs Offer Snapshot into Use of Health Information Technology Use by Hospitals, Health Systems
Legal and Ethical Architecture for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Data
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a legal and ethical framework and architecture for patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and comparative effectiveness research (CER).