In response to Colorado’s recent success reducing teen pregnancy by providing young women with long-acting birth control methods, JSI’s Yvonne Hamby and Ann Loeffler offer insight into how this success can be sustained and replicated throughout the nation.
Read more from our Senior Consultant, Jeremy Cantor, how factors outside the clinic walls such as educational opportunity and community environments play a more significant role in determining health outcomes than access to care and genetics.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act and the recent Supreme Court decision positively impacts those not only living with HIV but how it helping organizations in their work to prevent, diagnose and enroll people with HIV. [Infographic].
Read JSI’s Rachel Tobey’s commentary on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision this week in King v. Burwell, which ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not prevent tax subsidies from going to help people buy health insurance in states that have not set up insurance exchanges under the health-care reform law.
Famous epidemiologist, Dr. John Snow, and Jon Snow (Game of Thrones) may have more in common than just a name!
A group of individuals in rural Wyoming made it their mission to increase access to care for the medically underserved by creating a Federally-qualified Health Center.
High rates of avoidable Medicaid readmissions are a particular problem in safety net hospitals, which serve our nation’s most vulnerable, low-income populations. Hospital readmissions are frequent, costly, and can indicate poor quality of care. To date, most policies and best practice research have focused on reducing readmissions among the Medicare population, but recent studies indicate … Continue reading “Creating the tool is not enough: Implementing and evaluating the Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions”
JSI expert staff offer five key observations regarding emerging safety-net Accountable Care Organizations and suggest broad policy implications.
Although the annual open enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ended on March 31, 2014, there is no reason agencies should halt all efforts when it comes to outreach and enrollment.
A new video and toolkit may help clinics reach that goal.