• Posted on August 2nd, 2011

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    More Info on the Budget Deal

    The official press release from the White House, “Fact Sheet: Bipartisan Debt Deal: A Win for the Economy and Budget Discipline”. A section by section analysis from the House Rules Committee can be also downloaded. Families USA has been tracking the entire budget debate since May. If you’re interested in learning more about previously proposed [...]

  • Posted on September 13th, 2010

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    Reminder: Multilanguage CMS Resources

    Just a friendly reminder that publications from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are available in many languages, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Spanish. The translated resources can be found here: http://www.medicare.gov/publications/multilanguage.asp

  • Posted on January 10th, 2010

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    Support Increased Payment Rates for Medicaid- Due 1/12 Noon

    Signatures are due January 12th, Noon ET! OMO has signed onto a letter in support of increased payment rates for Medicaid. Medicaid payment rates are currently much lower than Medicare payment rates, and the gap continues to widen. As a result, more and more health care providers are declining participation in Medicaid. The House health [...]

  • Posted on July 22nd, 2009

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    Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Health Care

    Press release from First Focus. July 22, 2009 NEW REPORT EXPOSES RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN CHILDREN’S HEALTH CARE Today, a new report has found that racial and ethnic disparities in children’s healthcare are “extensive, pervasive, and persistent.” In addition to identifying the leading children’s health disparities, the report also provides recommendations on how to [...]