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Alabama Medicaid budget shortfall risks losing patients, doctors and waiver

From the article by Virgil Dickson on Modern Healthcare:

A budget impasse in Alabama is beginning to delay healthcare for children andMedicaid beneficiaries in the state. 474 more words

Health Disparities

Report Estimates Cost of Not Expanding Medicaid

An August 2016 policy brief released by the Urban Institute – The Cost to States of Not Expanding Medicaid – estimating the economic impact of a state’s decision not to expand Medicaid. 230 more words

Health Equity

Hawaiian Airlines helping save lives

As a direct result of the Charity Miles program, in 2015 over 1,545,000 miles were used by patients to reach life-saving treatments.

We encourage all of our Hawaii Pacific family and friends to consider donating your miles to our American Cancer Society account at Hawaiian Airlines. 102 more words

Hawai`i Pacific

Hassle Of Being A Patient Can Turn Into A Crisis Without Sick Leave

From the article by Alison Kodjak on Shots Health News from NPR:

Here’s a typical scenario when you have a medical problem. You go to your doctor’s office, then have to run across town to a lab for a blood test and then you also have to get an appointment for an X-ray or MRI. 438 more words

Access To Care

The Need for Postpartum IUDs

 Michelle Moniz was just quoted in a recent Reuters article about the need for women to be offered IUDs before they leave the hospital and after delivering a baby. 22 more words


8/18 Compassionate Care Webinar

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) will present an August 18, 2016 webinar on The End of the Rainbow: What matters most to LGBTQ persons during serious illness… 168 more words

Staff Education

Gugu Zulu: Another story about the barriers to access emergency care in Africa

In Africa, surviving serious illness or injury is like participating in Survivor.  In order to survive, people need to outwit, outlast and outplay the health system. 791 more words