The Evidence Does Not Support the Claim that the CMS COVID Vaccine Mandate will Make it Impossible for Health Care Providers to Find or Keep Staff

Leighton Ku, PhD, MPH

Professor, Dept. of Health Policy and Management

Director, Center for Health Policy Research

 

Erin Brantley, PhD, MPH

Deputy Director, Center for Health Policy Research

 

Community Health Centers in 2020, the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. has affected every aspect of the health care delivery system. In thousands of medically underserved rural and urban communities, community health centers played a vital role in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Uniform Data System (UDS), this infographic depicts key aspects of the health center experience in 2020, including the rapid implementation of COVID-19 testing and care, shift to telehealth, and expansion of behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment services.

Amicus Brief Tells Supreme Court Abortion is an Essential Component of Reproductive Health

One of over two dozen amicus briefs urging the Supreme Court to strike down Mississippi's 15-week ban on abortions was signed by the American Public Health Association, The Guttmacher Institute, The Center for U.S. Policy, and 547 deans, department chairs, scholars, and public health professionals, including several members of the Department of Health Policy and Management.