Care for the Seriously Ill in Low-Income Communities

Join us for a discussion of two trailblazing programs that are addressing the care needs of the most vulnerable and seriously ill. This session explored how each program works, how palliative care can be effective in addressing disparities and social determinants of health, and how grantmakers can play a vital role.

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Post-Election Discussion: Moving Forward on Health Care

On this webinar, participants learned key insights into the prospects for increasing health care access, advancing health equity, and improving the delivery system. Participants heard innovative messaging research that suggests how to engage the broadest possible audience on these critical issues.

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The Future of the Affordable Care Act

This webinar provided an analysis of the most recent Supreme Court case to decide the future of the Affordable Care Act.

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If Not Now, When? Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care

Participants learned key highlights, and recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, “Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health.”

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Virtual Coffee Hour: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Serious-Illness Care

Kimberly Johnson, Director of the Duke Center for REACH Equity and Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University, and Cara James, President and CEO of Grantmakers In Health, discussed the critical challenges communities of color face in accessing serious-illness and palliative care.

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State Policymakers Respond to COVID-19

During this webinar, attendees learned about coverage pathways for testing and treatment, Medicaid strategies that support providers, and state budget considerations.

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COVID-19: Impact on Care for Persons with Serious Illness

Participants learned more about how seriously ill persons and their caregivers are being affected, the short- and long-term repercussions for health access and disparities, the implications for end-of-life care and grieving, and what providers and health systems can do.

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Foundations Providing Emergency Loans to FQHCs

During this time of creative and flexible grantmaking, funders are considering working with community development financial institutions to advance capital through low-interest to no-interest loans in order to help providers weather the economic disruptions caused by the pandemic.

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Supporting Immigrants During the COVID-19 Crisis

On this webinar, leaders in the immigrant rights movement discussed how philanthropy can increase grantmaking dollars, shift grantmaking practices, embrace risk, and assert leadership to meet the challenges of this moment.

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Rhetoric to Reality: Meaningful Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation

During this webinar, speakers shared lessons learned from the formal evaluation of the Consumer Voices for Innovation Project and from the grantees themselves.

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Seventh Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting

Seventh Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting was held from May 30-31, 2019 in Washington, DC.

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Policies for Those Who Care: Investing in Systems That Support Family Caregivers

Policies for Those Who Care: Investing in Systems That Support Family Caregivers was held on March 21, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

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Governors Set the Agenda for Health Care

This webinar reviewed the range of state health care initiatives being proposed by governors, including efforts to expand health insurance coverage, address the affordability of health care, lower the cost of prescription drugs, tackle social determinants of health, increase access to behavioral health services, and more.

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Engaging the Public in Assessing Health Care Value

How can foundations best support health care delivery system transformation? Funders discussed how pairing evidence analysis with public deliberation can help stakeholders understand the relative value of care options and take actions that will improve access for patients while reducing costs throughout the system.

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What Funders Need to Know About “Public Charge”: An Analysis of the Published Rule

In this webinar, participants discussed the recently proposed “public charge” rule would allow federal officials to consider immigrants’ use of Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy Program, and several housing programs in determining whether to deny entry into the United States or make adjustments to legal permanent resident status. Listeners learned more about the proposed rule and discussed ways that funders can take action.

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Invitation to Innovation Funder Call Series – July

As part of our collaborative Invitation to Innovation initiative, Grantmakers In Aging and Grantmakers In Health cosponsored a monthly series of funders-only discussions focused on the challenges of and opportunities for improving care for people with complex health and social needs.

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Sixth Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting

Sixth Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting was held from June 7-8, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

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Complex Care: Funding Big Problems on a Small Budget

This webinar taught strategies for funding improvement and innovation in complex care on a smaller budget. The discussion included an overview of The Blueprint for Complex Care (a joint project of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, the Center for Health Care Strategies, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement); case studies on how and why to support patient advocacy, data analytics, clinical models of care, cross-sector communication, unconventional partnerships, and workforce development; examples of evidence-based programs that are ready for replication and scaling; and advice on designing sustainable business models and implementation plans.

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Upcoming Events on Population Health

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2021 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy (Virtual)

The 2021 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held from Tuesday, June 8 to Thursday, June 10, 2021. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.

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