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Clinicians Call for Making COVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Benefits Permanent
August 21, 2020
Elizabeth Morrison, Elizabeth Horevitz
Behavioral Health, Telehealth
Telehealth has shown itself to be a critical tool for increasing access to vital behavioral health services and reducing health inequity.
Medicaid Is Essential for Workers as COVID-19 Spreads
August 17, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal, Health Equity
Stories That Caught Our Attention: On August 4, Missouri voters narrowly approved the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program via ballot initiative, making it the second politically right-leaning state to do so during the pandemic.
The Health Care System Has the Black Community in a Choke Hold
August 4, 2020
A system that is literally supposed to help those who can’t breathe is figuratively applying a choke hold to Black people by sending them home to die when they say, "I can’t breathe."