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Health systems’ awareness of its impact on climate change is growing, but action is lagging — policies that can accelerate decarbonization are needed.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joanne Kenen Source Type: blogs

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An ongoing legal challenge is threatening the guarantee of free preventive care in the Affordable Care Act.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: MaryBeth Musumeci, Sara Rosenbaum Source Type: blogs

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For the first time, CMS has proposed coordinated coding and payment changes to advance health equity goals that will improve access to behavioral health care.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lauren Testa Source Type: blogs

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Successful Medicare drug price negotiation may depend on a level of confidentiality to enable frank interaction, which can conflict with transparency.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Meyer, Jeremy Sharp Source Type: blogs

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Georgia’s new Medicaid waiver creates a new but narrow pathway for more people with disabilities to gain access to health care coverage.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 12, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: MaryBeth Musumeci, Megan Douglas Source Type: blogs

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Tightening rules for short-term health insurance plans will likely strengthen the marketplaces that offer reliable, comprehensive nongroup coverage.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - October 5, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dong Ding, Sherry A. Glied Source Type: blogs

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Ensuring there are enough providers to support youth mental health is an important part of a coordinated approach to delivering comprehensive student wellness.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - September 29, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lena Marceno, Alyssa Llamas Source Type: blogs

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Community health centers need greater financial stability in order to continue to provide high-quality care, regardless of patients’ ability to pay.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - September 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Celli Horstman, Corinne Lewis, Morenike Ayo-Vaughan, Henry Fernandez Source Type: blogs

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Information about therapeutic alternatives to inform Medicare drug price negotiations can bring systematization and reliability to efforts to lower prices.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - September 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Meyer, Jeremy Sharp Source Type: blogs

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State-based health insurance marketplaces are fostering the development of more brokers of color to address issues of inequity in the insurance industry.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - September 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jalisa Clark, Christine Monahan Source Type: blogs

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CMS has a clearly structured, multistep Medicare drug price negotiation framework for drug manufacturers willing to participate in the program in good faith.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - September 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Meyer, Jeremy Sharp Source Type: blogs

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Behavioral health care must be integrated with primary care to ensure that people get access to effective care quickly and in a trusted setting.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - August 17, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nathaniel Counts, Celli Horstman Source Type: blogs

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Payers are making equity a core goal of their models, but if these efforts don’t address structural flaws of past models, efforts to advance equity will be limited.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - August 15, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Celli Horstman Source Type: blogs

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Since the COVID-19 public health emergency ended, millions of people have lost Medicaid coverage because of procedural reasons despite still being eligible.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - August 10, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Akeiisa Coleman Source Type: blogs

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Health systems wanting to reduce carbon emissions may wish to switch from a focus on treating sickness to supporting health and wellness.        (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - August 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emily Hough Source Type: blogs