Urea cycle disorders (UCDs) are genetic diseases that affect metabolism, and treatment requires either a liver transplant or medical management with a combination of drugs, low-protein diets, and medical foods such as metabolic formula and amino acid supplements. Insurance coverage of medical foods varies, though, and many families with UCD-affected children face high out-of-pocket costs for the diets their children need to manage their conditions and grow.
The Trump Administration’s Deeply Flawed Assumptions That Underlie its Medicaid Compelled Work Experiments
Sara Rosenbaum, Rebecca Morris, Erin Brantley, and Leighton Ku
February 8, 2021
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Intensified the Impact of the Public Charge Rule on Community Health Centers, their Patients, and their Communities
Community health centers operate in the poorest urban and rural communities that experience elevated health risks as well as a serious shortage of primary health care. Immigrants are disproportionately likely to be poor, and therefore experience a greater need for publicly supported health services. Community health centers serve large numbers of immigrants, not only because of their location but also because of the extent to which health centers have adapted their care and services to meet immigrants’ unique language, cultural, and health needs.
Community Health Centers on the Eve of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview of Findings from the 2019 Uniform Data System
By Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Sara Rosenbaum
Missouri’s Historic Medicaid Expansion Will Produce Major Gains for that State’s Community Health Centers, their Patients and the Communities They Serve
By Sara Rosenbaum, Leighton Ku, Peter Shin, Jessica Sharac, Maria Velasquez