Advancing and Promoting Community Health: Opportunities for Accountable Communities for Health and Community Health Centers

Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are multi-sector, community-based partnerships that aim to address community health and social needs, and Community Health Centers (CHCs) provide important community-based healthcare services for underserved and medically vulnerable populations. Given the critical role that both ACHs and CHCs play in addressing health-related social needs and social determinants of health, a survey of ACHs on CHC engagement was conducted to better understand opportunities and challenges for CHC participation in ACHs.

GAO Finds that Some State Medicaid Programs Are Not Meeting Federal Health Coverage Requirements

State-reported information on Medicaid coverage of abortions Report identifies seven key factors that could pose challenges to women accessing abortions.

Noted Public Health Researchers File Brief in Support of Kentucky Medicaid Work Challenge

Available on this website, the brief explains why 48 public health scholars are supporting a lawsuit challenging the Kentucky HEALTH work demonstration project.

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.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers Urge Withdrawal of Public Charge Rule

The 26 public health, medicine, nursing and public policy scholars and practitioners from the George Washington University submitted an official comment to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen. “It is contrary to our sense of justice and civil rights that the proposed regulation would sanction lawfully admitted immigrants for lawfully using public benefits,” the GW scholars say.