Eldercare Voices: Older Adults and Access to Health Care During COVID-19

Taneika Duhaney, MHAP Health and Aging Policy Fellow, Community Catalyst Dental Access Project   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, school closings are increasing, public gatherings are discouraged and public health officials continue to warn that, as testing increases,...

We’re All in This Together: Protecting Individuals with Complex Health Needs During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold, state governments, health officials and health care providers have risen to the occasion to ensure that state residents can get the critical care they need.

Tools to Help Advocates Reduce Social Isolation During the Coronavirus Pandemic

“Social distancing.” “Isolation.” “Quarantine.” In the ongoing life adjustments to the coronavirus pandemic, we are all being bombarded with these words on a daily basis.

Director's Corner: Marching Forward

In these days of uncertainty, I wanted to acknowledge how much COVID-19 has disrupted each of our work and lives.

For People Living with Disabilities, Medicaid Block Grants Have Devastating Consequences

The Trump administration's plan to offer states the option of converting their Medicaid funding into block grants is a radical and dangerous shift in how the Medicaid program is currently funded.

Director's Corner: A Spark of Sun

In “January,” John Updike writes, “The days are short, The sun a spark, Hung thin between the dark and dark.”

Billions of Opportunities: Health Plan Investment in Affordable Housing and Community Development

In a recent paper, we argue that health plans should consider investing some of their capital in affordable housing and community development.

The Trump Administration’s Latest Proposed Rule Puts People with Disabilities at Risk of Losing Benefits

The Social Security Administration has released a proposed regulation that puts older adults, people with disabilities and people with chronic illnesses at risk of losing crucial benefits, with serious impacts to their health.

ACA Repeal Would Undo a Decade of Progress for People with Complex Health Needs

As one of the youngest members of the Millennial generation, it’s difficult for me to recollect what the world looked like before the ACA -- a testament to how the ACA has defined an entire generation’s concept of what health care is and ought to be.
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