Tag Archives: Health Care Costs
Financial pressures on rural hospitals are likely to continue, a foundation in Texas says. A new report suggests how rural communities could ensure that a reliable system of health care services would be accessible if their hospital closes.
July 6, 2017
The nonprofit Breast Treatment Task Force, a partnership-based payment and delivery system model, facilitates screenings, diagnostic follow-ups, and treatments for a variety of people in New York City who lack insurance coverage. Donations from health care providers, foundations, and others are...
June 20, 2017
For a new program called Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems, the RWJF seeks to fund rigorous empirical studies that are timely and will directly inform the policy process. Such research is critical, given the fluid nature of the current policy environment.
June 1, 2017
Bexar County, Texas (where San Antonio is located) has launched an initiative to expand behavioral health services for county youth and families in an effort to prevent youth from entering the criminal justice system. Scouting Health, an effort funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has...
April 6, 2017
In 2015 the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation launched a grant-making initiative called Specialty Care for Vulnerable Populations to address inequities in access to, and utilization of, specialty care services in the United States. The goal of this national initiative is to catalyze sustainable...
August 1, 2016
Dramatic changes in health care have propelled integration of medical and social services to the forefront of health policy and care delivery transformation discussions, according to two Commonwealth Fund staffers.
July 5, 2016
The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.
April 6, 2016
A new center aiming to advance the role of consumers in transformation of the health care system has launched.
February 11, 2016
For two years, Kansas has ignored a national policy decision that could be saving the state money now while providing coverage to more than 150,000 uninsured Kansans.
February 4, 2016
A foundation president explains how sponsoring out-of-state or even out-of-the-country trips for health care leaders can inspire new ways of thinking about care delivery back in their home state.
January 21, 2016