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Medicare and Medicaid can promote health equity through health care payment and delivery system reform.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ava Ferguson Bryan, Ciara Duggan, Thomas C. Tsai Source Type: blogs

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State-based ACA marketplaces could play a role in advancing health equity; a first step is improving collection of enrollees’ race and ethnicity data.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dania Palanker, Jalisa Clark, Christine Monahan Source Type: blogs

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Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bobby Clark, Jeff Callis Source Type: blogs

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How can municipalities tighten the link between their public health systems and local health care organizations to advance health equity?        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - June 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michelle Morse, Adriana Joseph Source Type: blogs

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Millions of people enrolled in Medicaid and other state-administered federal assistance programs could lose fundamental legal protections, depending on how the Supreme Court rules in Health and Hospital Corp. v Talevski.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Timothy S. Jost, Sara Rosenbaum Source Type: blogs

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The clock is ticking: will Congress act in time to extend American Rescue Plan Act marketplace subsidies due to expire at the end of 2022?        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Katie Keith Source Type: blogs

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U.S. drug overdose deaths are higher than in most other high-income countries; policy differences may explain why and provide strategies to address the problem.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jesse C. Baumgartner, Evan Gumas, Munira Z. Gunja Source Type: blogs

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Provider shortages, high out-of-pocket costs, and coverage gaps are preventing millions of Americans from getting the behavioral health care services they need.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rachel Nuzum, Reginald D. Williams II, Nathaniel Counts, Sara Federman, Celli Horstman Source Type: blogs

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One way to prevent a health crisis from turning into a financial one is by providing direct cash grants to low-income people facing medical emergencies.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shanoor Seervai, Reginald D. Williams II, Gayatri Mathur Source Type: blogs

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Partisan barriers on Capitol Hill mean states have an opportunity to institute effective policies to rein in soaring commercial health care costs        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Arnav Shah, Lovisa Gustafsson Source Type: blogs

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Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Patricia G. Synnott, Daniel A. Ollendorf, Peter J. Neumann Source Type: blogs

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Older adults with high health care needs who felt isolated during the pandemic were more likely than those not feeling isolated to report fair or poor health, an avoidable ER visit, a mental health diagnosis, or emotional distress.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - May 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Celli Horstman, Corinne Lewis Source Type: blogs

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Misunderstandings about Medicare-covered home health care, along with changes in Medicare payment and regulations, have greatly restricted access to these important services        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - April 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Judith A. Stein, David A. Lipschutz Source Type: blogs

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The federal district court ruling in Florida eliminating the mask mandate on public transportation raises a profound issue: how to balance individual freedom with collective responsibility.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Blumenthal Source Type: blogs

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On April 18, a federal judge in Florida ended the public transportation mask mandate for the country, using a limited definition of the word “sanitation” to support her decision.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Timothy S. Jost Source Type: blogs