Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Maternal Health Care is a Human Right in Brazil and the U.S.

The United Nations (UN) has affirmed that maternal health care is an international human right – a right of all women, regardless of their race, ethnicity, income, or citizenship status. In its landmark decision on the case Alyne da Silva Pimente…

Maternal Health Care is a Human Right in Brazil and the U.S.

The United Nations (UN) has affirmed that maternal health care is an international human right – a right of all women, regardless of their race, ethnicity, income, or citizenship status. In its landmark decision on the case Alyne da Silva Pimente…

Dear Medicaid: Happy 46th Birthday!

 
Coauthored by Rachel Gielau
On July 30th, 1965, President Johnson signed Medicaid into law. Its mission, then and now, is access to quality, affordable health care. For 46 years, Medicaid has been a lifeline to millions of America’s m…

DEAR MEDICAID: HAPPY 46th BIRTHDAY!

 Coauthored by Rachel Gielau
On July 30th, 1965, President Johnson signed Medicaid signed into law. Its mission, then and now, is access to quality, affordable health care. For 46 years, Medicaid has been a lifeline to millions of America&rsq…

Illinois General Assembly Taking on Immensely Important Task: Creating Competitive Health Insurance Marketplace

The stage is set for the Illinois General Assembly to complete one of the most important tasks of its members’ legislative lifetimes: creating the competitive health insurance marketplace (officially called the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange) …

Illinois General Assembly Taking on Immensely Important Task: Creating Competitive Health Insurance Marketplace

The stage is set for the Illinois General Assembly to complete one of the most important tasks of its members’ legislative lifetimes: creating the competitive health insurance marketplace (officially called the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange) …

Unwise Illinois Policy Proposals Blocked – Little or No Impact on Illinois Budget

Two minor features of the Illinois Medicaid Reform law that passed last January required approval from the federal Medicaid agency, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), before they could be implemented. They were to be effective on July 1,…

Unwise Illinois Policy Proposals Blocked – Little or No Impact on Illinois Budget

Two minor features of the Illinois Medicaid Reform law that passed last January required approval from the federal Medicaid agency, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), before they could be implemented. They were to be effective on July 1,…

Study Highlights Importance of Improved Medicaid Program

On June 17, Dr. Karin Rhodes and her colleague Joanna Bisgaier of the University of Pennsylvania released a report on access to subspecialty doctors by children covered by Medicaid in Cook County, Illinois. The authors also published an article about t…

Study Highlights Importance of Improved Medicaid Program

On June 17, Dr. Karin Rhodes and her colleague Joanna Bisgaier of the University of Pennsylvania released a report on access to subspecialty doctors by children covered by Medicaid in Cook County, Illinois. The authors also published an article about t…