The Expanding Work Requirements in Non-Cash Welfare Programs report released by the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in July was one of the inspirations for a new opinion piece by Sara Rosenbaum, JD, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Published in the Milbank Quarterly, her piece traces the deep roots of the American myth about the working poor to the 1601 English Poor Law.
Speaking for the Record: The Public Health Implications of Medicaid Work Experiments
GW Faculty and Staff Submit Comments to HHS on Proposed Title X “Gag” Rule
A group of 17 members of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health’s (GW Milken Institute SPH) faculty and staff submitted comments on July 26 in response to a recent rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The GW Milken Institute SPH group said they are “deeply concerned about any proposed changes to Title X policies that could adversely impact health center participation, given Title X’s major role in strengthening and enhancing health centers’ family planning performance.”
Making a Case for the Individual Mandate in Washington, D.C.
George Washington University Professor Leighton Ku is a member of the executive board of Washington, D.C.’s Health Benefit Exchange Authority.
Investigation into How State Laws Affect What Hospitals Allow Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to Do
New research that seeks to understand how hospital policies dictate what nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are allowed to do reveals that there is enormous variations across hospitals, and that, contrary to what might be expected, this variation is not associated with state scope of practice laws for either profession.