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This fact sheet provides an overview of the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget plan for the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), an effort to develop a comprehensive U.S. government strategy for global health. It includes breakouts by sector and budget trend data.
This fact sheet provides an overview of federal funding for HIV/AIDS in the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request, with key funding highlights for domestic and global HIV/AIDS programs and comparisons over time.
This map shows the current status of the state demonstration proposals to integrate care and align financing for beneficiaries eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Over 9.1 million seniors and younger people with significant disabilities are dually eligible for both programs, and as many as 2 million of them may be included in the demonstrations.
A State-by-State Snapshot of Poverty Among Seniors: Findings From Analysis of the Supplemental Poverty Measure
This brief analyzes poverty rates among seniors in each of the 50 states under two different Census Bureau measures of poverty: the official poverty measure and an alternative supplemental poverty measure, which takes into account health care and housing costs among other factors.
Medicare is the federal health program that provides health coverage to 50 million Americans ages 65 and older and younger adults with permanent disabilities. While Medicare plays an important role for nonelderly people with disabilities, Medicare is also a critical source of retirement security for 22.4 million women ages 65 and over, who tend to have lower incomes and more chronic conditions than older men. This fact sheet, Medicare’s Role for Older Women, discusses the characteristics of female Medicare beneficiaries, their health care needs, the structure of Medicare including cost-sharing requirements, and anticipated changes due to health reform.
This event examines Defense’s role in global health and how it intersects with the global health efforts of the U.S. government and other organizations.
This month’s Visualizing Health Policy infographic provides information about the role of Medicaid and Medicare in women’s health care: the proportion of US women who are covered by Medicaid and Medicare; how women comprise the majority of those covered by the Medicaid and Medicare programs and the majority of those…
Profiles of Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment Strategies: Helping Families Maintain Coverage in Michigan
This brief provides insight into lessons learned from Medicaid and CHIP outreach and enrollment strategies by profiling a successful initiative of the Michigan Primary Care Association to facilitate coverage renewals through a systematic, technology-based reminder system coupled with one-on-one assistance. The brief is part of the “Getting Into Gear for…
This fact sheet reviews current national and state policies around Emergency Contraception, including methods, patient awareness, access and availability, and insurance coverage.
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there will be a new continuum of coverage options available beginning in 2014. While there currently is significant focus on enrolling eligible people into these new coverage options, it also is important to plan for how to keep eligible people enrolled in coverage over…