In recent days, multiple stories about COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on African Americans have emerged, and from these stories, it is becoming increasingly clear that the nation’s medically underserved communities and populations are at the highest risk for coronavirus and its worst effects.
Legislative Action Aims to Secure A Comprehensive Public Health Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Current as of March 19, 2020. This post is a work in progress and will be updated with new developments.
By Maria Velasquez, Alexander Somodevilla and Morgan Handley
Blog: Medicaid in the 2021 White House Budget Proposal
By Sara Rosenbaum, Morgan Handley and Maria Velasquez
How New Hampshire’s Medicaid Work Experiment Could Impact Community Health Centers
$1.1 Million Grant Will Enable Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers to Study Economic Costs of Community Health Centers
Avi Dor, PhD of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) Department of Health Policy and Management is the principal investigator for a $1.1 million grant. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is funding a four-year project that Dor is leading to analyze the economic costs and sustainability of community health centers.