Foundation leaders are also commenting about today’s Supreme Court decision. See what the funders you follow are saying. Most items appear to have been written June 28. Thank you to Anne Schwartz, deputy editor for special content, for her assistance in gathering this content.
Blue Shield of California Foundation:
“President’s Message,” by Peter V. Long, president and CEO.
The California Endowment:
“The California Endowment Praises Supreme Court Decision Upholding Affordable Care Act and Encourages California to Push Ahead with Implementation: Decision Offers Relief to Millions of Uninsured Residents and Potential for Billions of Dollars in Savings,” press release including statement by Daniel Zingale, senior vice president.
“Why a California Foundation Filed an Amicus Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court,” by Robert K. Ross, president and CEO, GrantWatch Blog Post, February 1.
California HealthCare Foundation:
“A Mandate for Health Reform: US Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act,” press release including comments by Marian Mulkey, director of the foundation’s Health Reform and Public Programs Initiative, and Mark D. Smith, the foundation’s president and CEO.
The California Wellness Foundation:
Colorado Health Foundation:
“Nation to Move Forward on Ensuring Affordable Access to High-Quality Care for All,” Commonwealth Fund Blog post by Sara Collins, vice president, affordable health insurance, and Karen Davis, president, of the Commonwealth Fund.
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
“Reaction to Supreme Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act,” by Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of this statewide foundation, based in Louisville.
Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati:
“Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Continues Health Reform Education: Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act, Ohio Adults Lag Nation in Understanding Healthcare Law,” press release including comments by Jim Schwab, president and CEO, and Kate Keller, senior program officer, of the foundation.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
Maine Health Access Foundation
“What the Supreme Court Ruling Means for MeHAF’s [Maine Health Access Foundation’s] Work to Advance Health System Reform,“ MeHAF E-News Special Edition, July 2. This statewide foundation is based in Augusta.
Missouri Foundation for Health
“Missouri Foundation for Health Reveals Impact of Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Affordable Care Act: Foundation Experts Say the Decision Provides Clarity Moving Forward; Highlights Implications for Missourians,” press release including comments by Ryan Barker, the foundation’s director of health policy, and Thomas McAuliffe, a policy analyst at the foundation. Cover Missouri is a project of the foundation.
New York State Health Foundation:
“New York State Health Foundation Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform,” an interview by Rob Morrison of CBS2 television (CBS affiliate in New York City) with Jim Knickman, foundation president and CEO.
The SCAN Foundation
“ACA Decision: Moving Ahead on Health Care Transformation,” Perspectives on Aging with Dignity message, by Bruce Chernof, president and CEO. The SCAN Foundation is based in Long Beach, California.