Barnes: ‘The human and economic cost of inaction is too high’ as 600,000+ Texans lose their Medicaid health insurance coverage
EHF’s Dr. Ann Barnes says the health and economic prosperity of Texans are deeply intertwined with policy choices, and Medicaid in Texas is a clear example.
In GIH’s View from the Field, EHF’s Shao Chee Sim shares lessons learned as we worked to change policies and advance funding to address non-medical drivers of health — an effort to not only change the way state agencies think about health, but how they pay for it.
See how the community health center is showing its team how affordable access to healthy food and other factors outside the clinic affect everyone, including patients and staff.
See why losing Medicaid coverage is a “serious health issue” and learn about resources available to help Texans keep affordable health insurance coverage.
New reports highlight how listening to communities can find local, effective strategies to food and nutrition security
See EHF’s research effort to learn firsthand from two Texas communities impacted by food security and discover potential solutions that health plans, philanthropy, and public agencies should consider.
See how the family playgroup program at Easter Seals Greater Houston is strengthening early brain development and building a foundation for lifelong well-being for Musa and other children.