Final Public Charge Rule Adds Critical Protections for Immigrant Families

This final rule adds critical protections and affirms that immigrants and their families can safely access health, housing and nutritional programs to which they are entitled to without fear of consequences to their immigration status.

State Attorneys General Against Medical Debt

Washington, California & Minnesota attorneys general are taking patient protections seriously.

Q&A: What’s next for states that have coverage for all kids?

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the number of uninsured children has increased dramatically, having a profound impact not only on their wellbeing but also on their families as a whole.

Q&A: State Advocates Talk About Impact of Kids’ Health Coverage

At the start of 2020, five states plus the District of Columbia offered Cover All Kids. Since then, five more states have achieved legislative or budgetary victories for Cover All Kids to ensure health care is accessible to all children...

Q&A: How State Advocates Take Action to Get More Kids Covered

In 2020, 4.3 million children under the age of 19 living in the United States had no access to health coverage. As a response to longstanding gaps in health care access many states have introduced Cover All Kids legislation.

Medicaid Expansion is More than OK

Oklahoma voters recognized the need for Medicaid expansion, particularly at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when they voted to pass Medicaid expansion in June 2020.

“Minimally-Invasive Care” Presents Opportunities to Expand Patient Choice, Access to Care and Advance Health Justice

Known as "minimally-invasive care” (MIC), can be provided in a variety of health care or community settings, like primary care offices, nursing homes, schools, and health fairs.

While Reconciliation Deal Makes Strides on Affordability, Equity Issues Remain in the Coverage Gap

Inequity in access to health care due to discriminatory barriers to economic security makes clear this is a race equity and health justice issue.

Health Care Senior Advocate Spotlight: Ms. Yvonne Hughes

Ms. Hughes is a community outreach organizer for over 20 years, but her journey as an advocate began when, as a young parent to five-year-old twins, she suddenly lost her eyesight.
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