Posts for Health Equity

Tell The Trump Administration That Discrimination in Health Care Is Not Okay!

More than 36,000 comments have been submitted so far opposing a proposed Trump administration rule designed to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s landmark non-discrimination provisions.

Why Arise Is Focusing On Racial Equity In Our Work

In this environment, we must boldly call out and confront systemic and overt racism, and fight for racial justice and equity through our work as health advocates.

New Guidance Encourages States to Better Address Children and Youth’s Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Services

Despite challenges, there are opportunities to improve the health and well-being of young people.

Much at Stake for States Defending the ACA in Texas v. United States

If the Court decides that the Democratic defendants do not have standing, the Court could also decide to leave the district court decision striking down the ACA in place, as well as open up other legal questions.

Puerto Rico and the Territories Face Medicaid Cliff: Congress Must Act

Earlier this month, the US House Energy and Commerce committee held hearings inviting one government representative overseeing the administration of Medicaid from each territory to testify their respective needs for long-term program funding.

The Trump Administration Is Escalating Its Attack On People With Pre-existing Conditions

The Trump administration is flexing its administrative and judicial muscles to limit access to health coverage and deny people with pre-existing conditions access to care.

Senate Takes Bipartisan Step to Address Health Care Costs and Equity

Last week, the Senate HELP Committee held a hearing on a bipartisan cost containment package, dubbed the Alexander-Murray bill.

Congress Can Make Health Care Better While Building the Path to Universal Coverage

Tomorrow, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Pathways to Universal Coverage.” We applaud House leaders for encouraging serious discussion about the road to universal health coverage. Beyond that, we hope this is the beginning, rather...

New Levers to Improve the Health of Students

Schools across the United States are recognizing the need to support young people struggling with mental illness and substance misuse.
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