Health reform involves extending insurance coverage and restructuring the health care delivery system to focus on prevention and primary care, reducing costs, and improving quality. Foundations are well positioned to help by educating consumers, supporting state implementation, transforming the safety net, expanding the health care workforce, and supporting innovations for high-cost patients.
In 2010 GIH established the GIH Health Reform Resource Center Fund, which allows GIH to increase staff resources and programming in order to inform and connect funders supporting work related to health reform.
Contact Ann McMillan for more information about our programming in this area.
On August 23, 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on the impact that actions taken by the Trump administration likely had on 2018 enrollment in the 39 states that use HealthCare.gov. The GAO report compares the 2018 open enrollment period to 2017, with an emphasis on the effects of reduced funding for navigators and advertising alongside other factors such as HHS’s failure to set enrollment targets for 2018. GAO’s review included HHS documents and data, and the report reflects interviews with HHS officials and a mix of navigators, insurers, state-based marketplaces, and state insurance departments.
As a federal court considers a challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s constitutionality, the public, including most Republicans, wants protections for people with pre-existing conditions preserved, the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll finds.
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Staying the Course in Turbulent Waters
November 14, 2017
Eileen Salinsky, Grantmakers In Health
All Hands on Mission
January 11, 2017
Eileen Coogan, Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Policy Matters: How the Affordable Care Act Has Changed Our Grantmaking
January 11, 2017
Jennifer Oldham, The Healing Trust
Beth Uselton, The Healing Trust