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 Report: Six Months into Unwinding: History’s Deepest Medicaid Losses Demand State Action

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum joined a coalition of other health advocacy organizations to co-author “Six Months into Unwinding: History’s Deepest Medicaid Losses Demand State Action.” This report highlights the unprecedented and massive decrease in Medicaid enrollees. More than 70% of the 10 million people terminated from Medicaid may still be eligible, with their coverage ending simply because of missing paperwork and state-imposed red tape. We call on all states to reduce procedural termination rates to the lowest possible level.

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CMS Call to Action Results in Half a Million Children and Family Members Reenrolled in Health Care Coverage 

WASHINGTON—Today, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services announced that half a million children and other individuals regained coverage to CHIP and Medicaid as a result of its August call to action letter sent to all states and U.S. territories. The letter required immediate action from state Medicaid directors to address the affected families and…

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APIAHF Comment on HHS Proposed Rule on Discrimination Based on Disability Updated 11-8-2023

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) strongly supports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights’ proposed rule to update the prohibitions against discrimination based on disability in all programs and activities conducted by the federal government, or federally funded, under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The proposed updates will improve access and quality of care and services, and advance racial equity, for the approximately 1.4 million Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders with disabilities.

HPV Routine Immunizations Fact Card

There is no way to know who will develop cancer or other health problems from HPV infection. However, HPV vaccination could prevent more than 90% of the estimated 33,700 cases of cancer attributable to HPV infection that are diagnosed each year in the U.S. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Asian and…