The philanthropic community has examined access from many angles, seeking to break down barriers created by costs, culture, geography, system structure, and differing notions about who and what should be covered by both public and private insurance. In this era of health reform, GIH is working to inform and connect health funders who are interested in ensuring that vulnerable people with problems accessing the health care system are able to get the care they need.
Contact Ann McMillan for more information about our programming in this area.
This report from the US Census Bureau presents statistics on health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements and the American Community Survey.
Families USA has released a new issue brief that highlights the importance of Medicaid for the healthy development of children. As the largest insurer of children in the US, Medicaid connects 37 million kids to low-cost, high-quality coverage with comprehensive benefits designed to meet a child’s individual health and developmental needs.
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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
One Funder’s Role in Medicaid Expansion and Affordable Care Act Implementation
July 29, 2016
Mitchell Balk, The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation