The COVID‑19 pandemic has created immense challenges for California’s community behavioral health care system and the people it serves.
California’s long-standing efforts to promote child development and kindergarten readiness are well established and have paved the way for focusing greater attention on the vital role child health can play in realizing the full strength of these critical state investments.
Montana’s Medicaid program provides Montanans with low-incomes access to health care benefits and services based on their medical needs and life circumstances.
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.
In the wake of a pandemic that has pushed our healthcare system to its limits, crippled the economy and brought into stark relief long-standing racial inequities, we are faced with both the opportunity and the imperative to rethink the role of federal leadership in creating a healthier America.
The Nevada Legislature enacted SCR 10 during the 2019 legislative session, calling for the state to conduct a study of the feasibility, viability and design of a public healthcare insurance plan, or a “public option.”
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.
Building on their 2019 “National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Opioid Epidemic: Leading-Edge Practices and Next Steps,” the American Medical Association and Manatt Health have partnered to create a new policy roadmap to combat the drug overdose epidemic.