COVID-19, the resulting behavioral health crisis and calls for law enforcement reform related to the behavioral health crisis response have heightened the urgency among federal, state and local policymakers to expand access to behavioral health crisis services.
States are required to keep people enrolled in Medicaid throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency as a condition of receiving a temporary increase in the federal share of Medicaid costs.
Employers sponsoring group health plans face the ever-growing challenge of rising health care costs and the increasing expenses they place on the plans and their enrollees alike.
As the United States continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and new variants of the virus that are more transmissible and potentially more likely to result in severe illness or death, widespread vaccination against COVID-19 remains the strongest tool to fight the virus.
Family planning services allow women to make their own choices about whether and when to have children.
MassHealth, Massachusetts’ Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program, is the cornerstone of health care coverage and access in the state.
Blood cancer takes a demanding physical, mental and emotional toll on the 1.3 million patients living with this disease in the U.S.
As states grow increasingly concerned with rising health care costs, establishing health care cost growth benchmarking programs can provide a structure and process for increasing health system transparency and developing strategies for containing costs.
Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic and the adoption of innovative technologies, the U.S. health care system is transitioning to a new era of digitally enabled care characterized by delivery models that fully integrate in-person care and virtual care.
In 2022, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will launch an ambitious and innovative program designed to address the complex physical, behavioral and social needs of Medi-Cal’s most vulnerable members.