1. Health Coverage and Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives

    American Indians and Alaska Natives face persistent disparities in health and health care, including high uninsured rates, significant barriers to obtaining care, and poor health status. Treaties and laws establish the federal government’s responsibility to provide certain rights, protections, and services to American Indians and Alaska Natives, including health care....
  2. The Affordable Care Act’s New Tools and Resources to Improve Health and Care for Low-Income Families Across the Country

    The Commonwealth Fund’s recently released Scorecard on State Health System Performance for Low-Income Populations finds that people who live in households with below-average incomes are disproportionately at risk for experiencing the shortcomings of the U.S. health care system. With the Affordable Care Act, however, state and local leaders now have...
  3. Enhancing and Diversifying the Nation’s Health Care Workforce

    A new report by the Texas Health Institute, Enhancing and Diversifying the Nation’s Health Care Workforce, examines 19 workforce provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which are key to advancing racial and ethnic equity in the health care system. Population of focus: Hospitals, Clinics, Health centers Link to resource: The Affordable...
  4. Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace Toolkit

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a training resource toolkit, developed through the Enrollment Coalitions Initiative, entitled “Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace.” This toolkit will assist organizations with outreach, education and enrollment of individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. It is composed of three...
  5. Ventanillas de Bienestar: Fundamentals of Outreach & Enrollment to Latinos

    Ventanillas de Bienestar is a webinar training initiative of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association developed to help community based organizations learn about effective outreach and enrollment strategies of uninsured Latino populations. With more than 50 millions Latinos in the United States and approximately 15 million who are uninsured, Ventanillas...