Last week, California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, promised to pursue a smörgåsbord of changes to his state’s health care system: state negotiation of drug prices, a requirement that every Californian have health insurance, more assistance to help middle-class Californians afford it and health care for undocumented immigrants up to age 26. The proposals … [Read more...] about Analysis: Can States Fix The Disaster Of American Health Care?
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In recent years, places such as Memphis and Phoenix had withered into health insurance wastelands as insurers fled and premiums skyrocketed in the insurance marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act. But today, as in many parts of the country, these two cities are experiencing something unprecedented: Premiums are sinking and choices are sprouting. In the newly competitive … [Read more...] about In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up For 2019
As a breast cancer survivor, Donna Catanuchi said she knows she can’t go without health insurance. But her monthly premium of $855 was too high to afford. “It was my biggest expense and killing me,” said Catanuchi, 58, of Mullica Hill, N.J. A “navigator” who helps people find coverage through the Affordable Care Act found a solution. But it … [Read more...] about In Search Of Insurance Savings, Consumers Can Get Unwittingly Wedged Into Narrow-Network Plans
“We would not be able to foster without Medicaid,” says Sherri Croom of Tallahassee, Fla. Croom and her husband, Thomas, have fostered 27 children in the past decade. They’re pictured here with four adopted children, two 18-year-old former foster daughters and those daughters’ sons. (Courtesy of the Croom family) Sherri and Thomas Croom have been foster … [Read more...] about Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks
Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world’s best social change leaders. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled social sector professionals. The Atlas Corps Fellowship typically lasts 12-18 months. For those serving in the United … [Read more...] about Atlas Corps Fellowship (USA) Program 2018