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    medicaid

  1. The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

    An issue brief from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation notes that health initiatives increasingly seek integrated solutions that address social determinants of health such as socioeconomic status, education, the physical environment, employment, and social support networks. The brief, Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health...
  2. Medicaid to 26 Health Coverage for Youth Who Were in Foster Care

    Under the Affordable Care Act, young people who have aged-out of foster care are now allowed to use Medicaid until they turn 26. How does one get enrolled? The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (SCAA) released new materials for both individual enrollees and providers to help explain the Medicaid...
  3. The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBT Communities

    This report looks in detail at the health insurance experiences of LGBT people with incomes less than 400 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) in 2014, the first year after the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage expansion began with the start of open enrollment through the...
  4. Safety Net Health Plan Efforts to Integrate Physical and Behavioral Health at Community Health Centers

    The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) and the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) has released a fact sheet profiling four communities that brought together teams from safety net health plans, community health centers, and community behavioral health provider organizations to integrate physical and behavioral health for Medicaid beneficiaries....
  5. Disparities in Medicaid Spending on Children in Welfare System

    A new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis examines racial and ethnic differences in Medicaid expenditures for children in the welfare system who use psychotropic drugs — medication for conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, that affect a child’s mental state. The...
  6. State Profiles: How Will the Uninsured Fare Under the Affordable Care Act?

    New reports for each of the fifty states from the Kaiser Family Foundation show how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes insurance coverage in each state. The state-level reports serve as a guide to the potential impact of the ACA in each state and the District of Columbia as legislatures...