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New Blog on Commonwealth Fund’s To the Point

New blog written for the Commonwealth Fund’s To the Point examines the challenges experienced by community health centers following the Supreme Court’s 2023 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.   

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Community Health Centers Report The Impact of Medicaid Unwinding a Year Later

A new report on Medicaid unwinding shows its deep and broad impact on health centers and their patients

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Amicus Brief Urges Supreme Court to Protect Public Health and Uphold EMTALA

Public health amicus brief signed by the American Public Health Association, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Medical Women’s Association and the Network for Public Health Law as well as 133 deans and scholars in public health, health professions, and health law and policy on Idaho v. United States. The brief argues that if the High Court allows Idaho to proceed despite the clear scope and sweep of EMTALA, states could bar their hospitals from intervening in other health emergencies.

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Awards Program Recognizes 12 Emerging Leaders in Community Health

The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health at the George Washington University, in collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), recognizes 12 young leaders whose work furthers the community health center mission.

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Community Health Centers Face Uncertainty Over Long Term Funding: New Analysis

Federal funding delays threaten the national community health center network, where more than 50% of all organizations are already operating on thin margins.

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Community Health Centers in Financial Jeopardy Without Sufficient Federal Funding

As Congress advances short-term stop-gap funding bill new data explores on the current financial status of the nation’s community health centers and the potential consequences of funding delays.

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Two New Data Notes: Medicaid Unwinding and CHC Funding

Health center capacity has been buoyed  by significant federal investments and Medicaid expansion. Delays in funding and Medicaid unwinding threaten CHC services.

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Geiger Gibson Update: What is the Status of Braidwood? and what are its potential effects?

New amicus brief filed by Deans and Scholars / APHA on Braidwood Mgmt. Inc. v. Becerra draws on evidence contained in a series of new analyses prepared by GWU health policy research team detailing the potential impact of the case challenging coverage for preventive screening.

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Braidwood Management v Becerra Puts Over a Decade of Progress in Preventive Health Care At Risk

Amicus brief highlights new findings from GWU researchers on the extraordinary preventive health gains at stake in Braidwood Management v Becerra.

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Braidwood Management v Becerra Could Eliminate Three Quarters of the ACA’s Preventive Benefits for Women, Infants, and Children

A new report presents the most detailed evidence to date regarding the potential effects on mothers and children of Braidwood Management v Becerra, which challenges the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s comprehensive free preventive benefit guarantee for nearly all privately insured people.