- Building on Achievements in Extending Children’s Health Coverage
November 17, 2015
Elizabeth Docteur, Grantmakers In Health
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, commonly known as the ACA, included a range of measures to improve the health of children and secure children’s access to needed health services. This publication takes stock of progress in implementing those measures and considers what will be needed to keep the momentum going and address outstanding challenges.
Strategic Thinking for Health Funders: 11-17-15 (Building on Achievements)
- Health Reform Five Years Later: Philanthropy Steps Up to the Challenge
May 15, 2015
Barbara Masters, MastersPolicyConsulting
Amanda Rounsaville Welsh, Network Impact
In this report, GIH describes the full spectrum of ways in which foundations have engaged in health reform-related efforts—both coverage expansion and health system transformation—since passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Health Reform Five Years Later (Executive Summary)
Health Reform Five Years Later (Full Report)
- Connecting Consumers to Coverage: Foundations Learn from the Past and Look to the Future
October 24, 2013
Deborah Bachrach, Manatt Health Solutions
Melinda Dutton, Manatt Health Solutions
Foundations have played a pivotal role in improving the health of generations of Americans through thoughtful investments designed to ensure access to affordable health insurance coverage. With the passage of the ACA, the landscape for foundation investment has shifted dramatically, particularly for investments targeted at streamlining eligibility and enrollment processes.
Connecting Consumers to Coverage (Executive Summary)
Connecting Consumers to Coverage (Full Report)
- Opportunities to Maximize Women's Health Under the Affordable Care Act
October 24, 2013
Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology and the Division of Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Therese Fitzgerald, PhD, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Laura Cohen, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital
As the key consumers, providers, and coordinators of health care, women will be uniquely affected by national health reform. Although the ACA addresses women’s health challenges, certain hurdles will persist unless specifically addressed. Philanthropy can play a crucial role to address these remaining challenges and foster real change in women’s health.
Women's Health Under the ACA (Executive Summary)
Women's Health Under the ACA (Full Report)
- Better Outcomes, Lower Costs: How Community-Based Funders Can Transform U.S. Health Care
April 4, 2012
In a newly available document from FSG, published in association with GIH, Mark Kramer and Dr. Atul Gawande discuss the untapped potential for community-based funders to transform the cost and quality of health care in the United States.
Better Outcomes, Lower Costs 4-2012
- Transforming Health Care Delivery: Why It Matters and What It Will Take
March 7, 2012
Transforming health care delivery so as to better meet the needs of patients will require changes to strengthen delivery of care for patients who already have good access to services, as well as changes to improve care for patients who find it harder to get the care they need. This primer provides an overview of why system transformation matters, what it will take, and what philanthropy can do.
Transforming Health Care Delivery (A Primer), March 2012
- Implementing Health Care Reform: Funders and Advocates Respond to the Challenge
August 26, 2010
With provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set to take effect over the next four years, grantmakers and advocacy groups have been developing activities to address the early stages of health care reform implementation. This report is based on over 40 interviews with national and state grantmakers and advocacy organizations about their initial work around implementation.
Full Report — 588KB