Fund People, Not Priorities: Lessons From the CVI 2.0 Final Report

In the final Consumer Voices for Innovation 2.0 Evaluation Report we learn that despite the unprecedented series of national challenges over the course of the grant period, the CVI 2.0 advocates amassed 43 policy victories.

Three Ways Health Innovation Can Advance Equity and Justice

Earlier this month, new leaders at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a blog post in Health Affairs about their strategic vision for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (“CMMI” or “the Innovation Center”).

Strengthening the Enrollment Assistance Infrastructure for Dually Eligible Individuals

Not only has the pandemic been more difficult for dually eligible people, but their path to gaining health coverage is also more complex since they must enroll in both Medicaid and Medicare separately, before accessing integrated plans.

Community Is a Ham Bone

This guest blog was authored by Theresa Trujillo, Director of Community Organizing at the Center for Health Progress, a Colorado-based partner in the Center’s Building Community Capacity to Shift Health Care Investment funded by the Kresge Foundation.

The People Closest to a Problem are the Closest to the Solution

This guest blog was co-authored by three staff members at JONAH – Joining Our Neighbors, Advancing Hope – a Wisconsin-based partner in the Center’s Building Community Capacity to Shift Health Care Investment funded by the Kresge Foundation

Georgia’s Health Care Transportation Crisis: James and Lamar County

This guest blog was originally posted on the website of Georgians for a Healthy Future, a partner in the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's Consumer Voices for Innovation 2.0 grant program.

Health Insurers Have the Means, Moral Obligation to Invest in Affordable Housing and Improve Health

Though Congress passed a relief package to help provide aid to a struggling nation, countless families still find themselves on the verge of losing their homes due to an eviction crisis.

Engaging Older Adults and Family Caregivers for Better Health

The Center partnered with Rush University Medical Center’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program to engage older adults and family caregivers in co-designing consumer-facing, educational materials on the 4Ms.

Stand Up for the Rights of Transgender Youth and Access to Gender-Affirming Care

While we work to improve services for our communities, conservative legislators in 20 states have introduced legislation to ban access to medically necessary, gender-affirming care for transgender and non-binary (TNB) youth.