EHF’s founding CEO talked about her upcoming retirement, how EHF’s mission will only become more important, and why the conversation about health care has changed for the better.
New EHF analysis: Record enrollment in 2022 Affordable Care Act health insurance across Texas fueled by big increase in federal financial assistance
A record number of Texans enrolled in Afforable Care Act health insurance for 2022 thanks in large part to the greatest amount of federal financial assistance available to date to help pay for monthly premiums. That’s one of the findings of EHF’s analysis of new ACA health insurance enrollment data.
As founding CEO, Marks turned $1 billion ‘bold idea’ into a nationally recognized philanthropic organization changing the conversation on health in Texas.
Your Shot Texas awards more than $1.1 million in latest round of grants to raise confidence and increase access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially for youth and children
Previously funded projects have reached 500,000+ Texans hesitant to vaccines with trusted information; Access efforts have directly vaccinated almost 20,000 people outside the health system.
WATCH NOW: See how the Brain Builders Parenting Class provides ‘life-changing’ simple science to build infants healthy brains
What began as just an idea to improve early childhood brain development – with a seed grant from EHF – has developed into a scalable program that’s helping parents understand the long-term health impacts of interacting with their infants and supporting development of their healthy brains.
New grants to community-based organizations and clinics focus on innovative ways to build healthy brains during a child’s first three years.