Tag Archives: Policy
Six years after the Affordable Care Act became law, foundation policy staffers talked about what could have been done differently to support its implementation. A key lesson: When complex issues like health reform are caught up in partisan battles, the need for advocacy support persists well...
September 14, 2016
In New York City alone, about 345,000 undocumented immigrants were uninsured in 2013. A foundation has been trying to help immigrants—documented and undocumented—in that city to learn about health care coverage that may be available to them.
June 29, 2016
Read about comings and goings at foundations; awards and honors; and a job opening at both the Missouri Foundation for Health and the California Health Care Foundation.
June 9, 2016
The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.
April 6, 2016
There is much that the Canadian and US health systems can learn from each other. And the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released "Global Ideas for US Solutions," a Call for Proposals on adapting ideas on health and health care from other countries.
March 22, 2016
The Milbank Memorial Fund has been supporting meetings of the Reforming States Group for years. The fund's survey of this bipartisan group shows that policy actions have resulted from these meetings.
February 9, 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
Other topics highlighted in these blog posts from foundations around the country are HIV/AIDS and smoking prevention.
January 7, 2016
The new president of the John A. Hartford Foundation explains how it defines better care for older adults.
November 30, 2015
The greatest challenges to transforming health at the regional level are around long-term, sustainable financing, and broad-based stewardship, a Rippel Foundation and RWJF project says.
November 18, 2015