Tag Archives: safety-net providers
Tucked Away In The Cures Act, A Better Option For Addressing Readmission Penalties For Safety-Net Providers
The Cures Act---in contrast to prior proposals, which argued for changes to the readmission measures---directly mitigates the impact of penalties on safety-net hospitals.
February 7, 2017
The Medicaid expansion is playing a critical role in driving integration and improvement in behavioral health care. Two provider systems in Kentucky and Nevada illustrate some of the innovative approaches that improve the quality of behavioral health care at safety-net institutions.
July 5, 2016
My overlapping identities as both a volunteer and a patient at a safety-net clinic in San Francisco taught me the impact of patient-centered care and increased my understanding of the issues we face as underserved women.
May 18, 2016
This month’s Narrative Matters essay tells the story of health care providers at a Chicago safety-net hospital and a 41-year homeless man who they refer to as Mr. G, while providing a window to some of the controversy surrounding paying safety-net providers for quality performance.
March 30, 2016
Quantifying Planned Parenthood’s Critical Role In Meeting The Need For Publicly Supported Contraceptive Care
As the debate surrounding Planned Parenthood builds, analysis from the Guttmacher Institute shows unequivocally that Planned Parenthood plays a major role in delivering publicly supported contraceptive services and supplies to women in need of such care.
September 8, 2015