Author: Jeremy Crandall

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Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General Protect Access to Low-Cost Prescription Drugs at Health Centers

Protecting access to low-cost prescription drugs received a boost this week from a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general representing nearly 30 states. The group is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold accountable drug manufacturers that are unlawfully refusing to provide discounts to federally qualified health centers, hospitals, and other providers that serve …

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Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, 12 States Remain

Update August 10, 2021: Following legal challenges, Missouri began enrollment in the Medicaid expansion program, after a state court ruled that Missouri officials must implement the voter-approved Medicaid expansion immediately. Earlier this week, Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand Medicaid via a ballot initiative by an 82,000 vote margin, becoming the 38th state …

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Reimagining Oral Health Care in Health Centers Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Don Weaver, MD, Senior Advisor for Clinical Workforce, NACHC, co-authored the following blog post. The 2000 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health in America reminded the nation that “oral health is a critical component of health and must be included in the provision of health care and design of community programs.”   This critical report …