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Poll: Arizonans more concerned about access to health care for those with pre-existing conditions than COVID-19

Michael Goldberg | Sep 29, 2020 | Arizona

Arizonans are more concerned about access to health care for those with pre-existing conditions than the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent poll by the Commonwealth Fund. The poll results may not come as a surprise when looking at recent Census Bureau data, which shows that over 800,000 Arizonans didn’t...[ Read More ]

Early results released from Oregon Health Insurance Survey

Emily Boerger | Sep 27, 2019 | Oregon

A new report from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) finds that 94% of Oregonians have health insurance, amounting to nearly 3.9 million individuals. This represents about a 10% increase since 2013, prior to the Affordable Care Act, according to the report. Findings in the report come from the Oregon Health...[ Read More ]

Access & behavioral health legislation still moving forward in California

Emily Boerger | Aug 19, 2019 | California

The California Legislature reconvened last week after the summer recess, setting in motion final policy pushes for the 2019 legislative session. This session has already seen several meaningful pieces of health-related legislation pass – including expanding coverage to undocumented immigrants, a statewide “individual mandate,” and the expanded availability of subsidies....[ Read More ]

2019 Scorecard on State Health System Performance released

| Jun 13, 2019

On Wednesday, the Commonwealth Fund released their 2019 Scorecard on State Health System Performance. The report analyzes state-by-state data to determine which states have the highest quality of care, access to care, health outcomes, and health disparities.     Death rates, coverage, and spending were key highlights included in the...[ Read More ]