The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing health and economic disparities. It has also contributed to rising rates of anxiety and depression due to historic levels of unemployment, social isolation, and disruptions in daily life.… Read more.
We are in an extraordinary moment in our country’s history. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on existing disparities, and flat-out gaps, in health and health care in the United States —… Read more.
07.24.2020 / / Insights Column
Trump Administration’s Rollback of Nondiscrimination Protections Exacerbates Health Disparities in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
In the middle of a pandemic that has already claimed more than 115,000 American lives, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final regulation of the Affordable Care Act that… Read more.
06.19.2020 / / Insights Column
Claudia Knafo, a Families USA storyteller from New York City, submitted this letter to the editor of the New York Post in response to a May 9 article, “Lawmaker Wants to Limit Insurance Reimbursements to… Read more.
On May 24, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its next iteration of a national testing strategy for COVID-19, the COVID-19 Strategic Testing Plan. Unfortunately, what this plan lacks is an… Read more.