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 a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicaid enrollment across all states increased by over 10 million from February 2020 through February 2021.
The use and acceptance of telehealth have grown substantially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, amplifying a prior trend of increasing use of remote technologies to deliver health care.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically and permanently altered the telehealth landscape for academic medical centers.
Manatt Health describes strategies in nine areas of focus that can position AMCs to be leaders in eliminating disparities in their organizations and communities.
In the ten years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 18 million Americans have gained access to health insurance.
Family planning services allow women to make their own choices about whether and when to have children.