The End of the Continuous Enrollment Period in Montana

Beginning in April 2023, the State of Montana, like other states, will begin a year-long period of “unwinding” Medicaid coverage. In response to the COVID pandemic, the 2020 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) increased federal Medicaid funding and prohibited Medicaid beneficiaries from being disenrolled during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).

Vaccines for Children Program: Early Legislative History and Future Innovations

Leighton Ku, PhD, MPH, Florence Tyler, and Marsha Simon, SM, PhD

Executive Summary

The Value Proposition: Evidence of the Health and Economic Contributions of Community Health Centers

Leighton Ku, Jessica Sharac, Rebecca Morris, Feygele Jacobs, Peter Shin, Erin Brantley, Sara Rosenbaum

Executive Summary

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.