In this NYSHealth-supported report, the Children’s Defense Fund identifies ways to sustain New York State’s school-based health centers (SBHCs), while also achieving the goals of the Medicaid Redesign initiative, to serve New York’s most at-risk children.
The 20 states choosing not to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act are forgoing billions of dollars in federal funds, while residents in their states are contributing to the cost of the expansions in other states, according to a new Commonwealth Fund study.
According to the Foundation Center’s latest annual research study, in 2011 the country’s over 81,000 foundations held $622 billion in assets and distributed $49 billion, an amount estimated to have reached $50.9 billion in 2012. Health and education are the top priorities of the country’s largest foundations, accounting for almost half of all grant dollars.
Between 2010 and 2012, nearly one-third (32%) of U.S. adults ages 19 to 64, or an estimated 55 million people, were either continuously uninsured or spent a period of time uninsured, a report from the Commonwealth Fund finds.
This Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation report highlights the motivating factors, challenges and planning strategies faced by 15 of the newest U.S. medical schools and offers important lessons learned as they begin to enroll classes and implement academic programs.
The Affordable Care Act will significantly reduce the number of U.S. residents without health insurance and ensure appropriate access to health services, but the law specifically excludes one group from all its provisions: the approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants residing in this country. This Commonwealth Fund report lays out strategies for improving coverage and access for undocumented immigrants.
In a new series of publications geared toward the non-expert, The Commonwealth Fund will explores the many changes underway in U.S. health care, with easy-to-digest information on what the reforms mean and how they will affect patients, providers and purchasers.
In advance of the launch of New York State’s health benefit exchange, this report reviews the process state agencies use to determine the adequacy of health plan provider networks — and finds that New York State can accomplish a number of short- and long-term objectives related to network adequacy and the larger goals of the Affordable Care Act.
The grantees in the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s African Health Initiative have published a series of articles offering lessons from their first three-and-a-half years of work to strengthen health systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
This Empire Justice Center report, produced with grant support from the United Hospital Fund, explores the policies that guide immigrant access to health care; makes recommendations for improving immigrant access to New York’s Health Insurance Exchange; and includes a new tool designed to help guide policymakers and advocates through the categories that make up immigrant eligibility.
This new report from New York Women’s Foundation provides an in-depth analysis of the economic security, health and safety, and well-being of women in 59 community districts in order to provide baseline information and data on the status of women and girls living throughout the five boroughs.
This summary of Health and Environmental Funders Network’s "Drilling Deeper" report discusses the health, environmental and community impacts of fracking, as well as strategies grantmakers are considering or implementing.
This Health and Environmental Funders Network report summarizes results and findings from a 2012 HEFN survey of NGOs and philanthropic foundations addressing public health, environmental and community impacts of hydraulic fracturing in the U.S.
This report, written by the New York Immigration Coalition in conjunction with the Empire Justice Center, highlights key opportunities to expand immigrants' access to health care and coverage as New York State works to implement health reform.
This program presentation addressed the “war on women", the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how major implications in health care reform impacts grantees, community-building organizations and health care institutions.