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Infographic — Medicaid: America’s Largest Insurer

Medicaid provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, the program has been one of the key factors in improving the quality of life for those who cannot afford health insurance. The infographics below are based on the fact sheet, "Medicaid: America's Largest Insurer." Right click to save them on your computer and

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Medicaid: America’s Largest Health Insurer

Download the PDF | See infographic By Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D. Medicaid is a jointly funded federal and state program that was designed and implemented to provide Americans who are financially vulnerable with access to health insurance. It provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, Medicaid has been one of the key factors in

CGPS President: GOP Senate Health Care Bill an Unconscionable Physical and Financial Assault on American Families

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org T. Kevin Walker, 202-265-5111, kevin@globalpolicysolutions.org WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017— Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a public policy think tank and action organization, released the following statement in response to the Better Care Act, the Senate GOP health care bill: The proposed Senate Republican health care

STATEMENT OPPOSING PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S 2018 BUDGET

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org T. Kevin Walker, 202-265-5111, kevin@globalpolicysolutions.org WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017—The Center for Global Policy Solutions is vehemently opposed to Donald Trump’s budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness—President's Budget FY 2018,” because it is an old formula for despair that inspires fear, demonizes the poor, marginalizes underserved populations, undermines productivity, and destroys the social safety

Richland Source: Black infant mortality rates strongly associated with stress

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is interviewed in a Richland (Ohio) Source story about high infant mortality rates among African-Americans. “If racism permeates policy, and if policy follows by actually denying resources to communities of color because policymakers don’t believe resources should be directed to those people, then what you have is a structural racism that is

Press Release: Diverse Collective of Health Equity Experts Mark National Minority Health Month

Contact: Heather Cabral, 202-550-6880, heather@westendstrategy.com Diverse Collective of Health Equity Experts Mark National Minority Health Month This year’s theme is ‘Bridging Health Equity Across Communities’ WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2017 – Across the nation, communities of color continue to face persistent barriers to good health. April is National Minority Health Month and an opportune time