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.  

HPM Team Led by Rosenbaum Publishes Issue Brief on the Future of Medicaid in the Commonwealth Fund

HPM Professor Sara Rosenbaum is the first author of an Issue Brief on the Future of Medicaid published in the Commonwealth Fund.

New Report Outlines Strategy for the Trump Administration to Expand the Role of Tax-Exempt Hospitals in Community Health Improvement

Acting under existing legislative authority and without new funding, the new Administration can give hospitals greater flexibility over tax-exempt spending while strengthening their role in building healthy communities.