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Meeting - November 20, 2017- Englewood Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Board of Chicago Meeting
Monday, November 20, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
CDPH Englewood Mental Health Center
641 W 63rd St, Lower Level… 169 more words


JAMA Forum: Five Ethical Values to Guide Health System Reform

The US health system is so mired in politics, with positions hardened by rigid ideologies, that we can’t even seem to talk with one another civilly about difficult tradeoffs. 1,160 more words

Health Policy

Improving Access to General Practice

This slidepack has been produced to support the roll-out of improved access to general practice and is aimed at general practice staff and commissioners. 7 more words

General Practice

Republican legislators' obsession with repealing the ACA proves they don’t deserve to call themselves public servants.

Racing against the September 30 deadline for budget reconciliation, Republican leadership has thrown all its energy into passing the mind-bogglingly bad Graham-Cassidy repeal bill. However, September 30, the last day of the federal fiscal year, is a significant date for other reasons that right now are being largely neglected by that same leadership. 1,328 more words

Healthcare Reform

The New Republican Healthcare Bill Doesn’t Only Repeal the ACA. It Also Blows Giant Holes in Medicaid.

Conservative Republicans in the Senate are going for broke in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act before September 30. The latest bill, drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, combines every bad idea that has appeared in a repeal bill to date and then some. 1,594 more words


Forty Percent of Uninsured People Still Don’t Know the Health Insurance Marketplace Exists. Cuts to Outreach Will Make Sure It Stays That Way.

Last week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 72% cut to funding to support enrolling eligible individuals into coverage under the ACA. 1,300 more words


Quick Read: The ACA has narrowed the healthcare access gap for Black and Hispanic Americans.

Last week the Commonwealth Fund released a report looking at whether the Affordable Care Act had succeeded in reducing the healthcare disparities between Black and Hispanic populations and whites. 299 more words