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Prison Health Care is Broken Under the Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy

Bill of Health

Incarcerated individuals need health care, but punitive policies make securing access to care particularly difficult among this population, which numbers about 2.1 As a first step to protecting incarcerated individuals’ right to health, Congress should repeal the Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy (MIEP).

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Reflections on the United States Health Care System and the Right to Health

Bill of Health

America is the only wealthy nation to lack universal health coverage. Unsurprisingly, a lack of health insurance coverage during the pandemic was associated with more deaths; while excess mortality rates varied widely between states , they strongly correlated with uninsurance. urgently needs a rights-based approach to health.

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A Health Consumer Bill of Rights: Assuring Affordability, Access, Autonomy, and Equity

Jane Sarashon

In addition to highlighting the Patient’s Bill of Rights, NABIP’s keynotes and general sessions will speak to similar topics being brainstormed at VIVE this week — including mental health, maternal health, pharmacy and prescription drugs (pricing, PBMs), population health, and Medicare and Medicaid innovations.

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Payor-Led Initiatives to Strengthen Mental Health Resources

Healthcare Law Blog

1] In addition to the challenges presented by provider shortages, even when patients are able to locate an available mental health provider, many are hesitant to engage in treatment due to cost uncertainties, which often arise due to limited availability for in-network care and the subsequent need to seek out-of-network care. [2]

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How to Deliver Patient-Centered Care in a Post-Covid World


For example, there should be a policy and process to enroll patients in insurance plans, such as Medicaid or Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans.

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Only in America: The Loss of Health Insurance as a Toxic Financial Side Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

adults at increased risk of severe COVID-19 were inadequately insured and at-risk of delay in seeking care because of cost concerns. In addition, people living in states that failed to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act provisions were also at greater risk of inadequate coverage.

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Health Provider News – July 1, 2022

Hall Render

Arizona Medicaid Director Points to Success of Supportive Housing. Balderas Joins $230M Settlement Against Pharmaceutical Company Over Allegations Of Medicaid Fraud. Dr. Anthony Torres named CEO of Dignity Health hospital. CMS approves first-ever public option plan for Colorado’s ACA exchange. CONNECTICUT.