GAO Finds that Some State Medicaid Programs Are Not Meeting Federal Health Coverage Requirements

State-reported information on Medicaid coverage of abortions Report identifies seven key factors that could pose challenges to women accessing abortions.

Tool for Aiding States Developing and Adopting Value-based Medicaid Payment Models for Home- and Community-based Services

By the end of last year, the Medicaid programs in nearly half of all U.S. states had contracted with managed care plans to cover long-term services and supports for adults, children and seniors with chronic illnesses and disabling conditions. The Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., which has partnered with nearly every state in the country to promote innovations in publicly financed health care over the past 24 years, recently created a tool to help states that are developing and adopting value-based Medicaid payment models for home and community-based services for long-term care.

Noted Public Health Researchers File Brief in Support of Kentucky Medicaid Work Challenge

Available on this website, the brief explains why 48 public health scholars are supporting a lawsuit challenging the Kentucky HEALTH work demonstration project.

Thoughts on the Growing Cost of Employer Insurance for Middle Income Families

Milken Institute SPH research professor Janet Heinrich shares her thoughts on the findings of a recent Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers Urge Withdrawal of Public Charge Rule

The 26 public health, medicine, nursing and public policy scholars and practitioners from the George Washington University submitted an official comment to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen. “It is contrary to our sense of justice and civil rights that the proposed regulation would sanction lawfully admitted immigrants for lawfully using public benefits,” the GW scholars say.