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 Move to Frontline Providers of COVID-19 Immunization Services Under President Biden’s Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program

This Data Note describes a new initiative by the Biden Administration to allocate COVID-19 vaccine supplies directly to community health centers. It also presents updated information on the number of community health center staff members and patients who have received COVID-19 vaccine doses. This information is drawn from five weeks of data reported from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center COVID-19 Survey.

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

Blog: How will the Public Charge Rule Affect Community Health Centers and the Communities They Serve? (Updated Estimates)

By Peter Shin, Jessica Sharac, Sara Rosenbaum, and Maria Velasquez

 

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Blog: Medicaid Work Requirement Experiments Could Prove Costly for Thousands of Patients and Staff

By Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, and Sara Rosenbaum

Between 120,000 and 169,000 adult Medicaid health center patients across seven states could lose coverage for comprehensive and primary health care as a result of § 1115 work requirement programs approved by the current administration.