On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into law, enacting a sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
Across the United States, over 12 million low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities receive health care coverage through both their state Medicaid program and Medicare; these are known as dual eligible individuals.
There is widespread agreement that vaccinations provide our greatest chance of defeating COVID-19.
The efficient, effective and equitable delivery of care is vital to the well-being of all Californians and is necessary for a strong and vibrant economy.
Even though many people in the health care technology field worried that significant barriers to adoption would prevent new technologies from taking hold in the health care ecosystem serving low-income Americans, a quiet yet remarkable transformation has been taking place.
Populations who use long-term services and supports are particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and experiencing severe cases, due to their age or because they often live with one or more chronic conditions.
As we make the turn into the new decade, we at Manatt Health look forward with cautious optimism to what the coming years will bring.
Much has been written on the benefits of expanding Medicaid eligibility to adults with incomes below 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.
More than 19 million individuals in the United States lack meaningful access to birth control within their communities. Historically marginalized communities have been shown to have greater difficulty in accessing reproductive healthcare generally and contraception in particular.
Section 9 of Oregon State Senate Bill 770 (SB 770), signed into law in 2019, directed the state of Oregon to engage in an analysis to help policymakers develop policy around a public option or Medicaid buy-in model for Oregon.