Study Highlights Pregnant Sexual Minority Women’s Greater Likelihood of Having Unmet Medical Care Needs

A new study shows that pregnant sexual minority women are more likely to have unmet medical care needs owing to cost, frequent mental distress, depression, poor/fair health, activity limitations, chronic conditions, and risky health behaviors compared with pregnant heterosexual women.

Thoughts on the Growing Cost of Employer Insurance for Middle Income Families

Milken Institute SPH research professor Janet Heinrich shares her thoughts on the findings of a recent Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief.

Encouraging Results from Evaluation of Camden Model Targeting Super Utilizers

healthcare provider and patient sitting at a table talking Study by Mathematica Policy Research points to the potential of Camden model, which relies on a team of nurses, community health workers, social workers and others to support high cost patients in better engaging in their care.

Data Raises Concerns About the Impact of Medicaid Work Requirements

A brief published by the Commonwealth Fund predicts the impact on adult Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky if work requirements go into effect. The authors estimate that as many as 118,000 adults enrolled in Medicaid would either become uninsured for an extended period of time or experience a gap in insurance over a two-year period.