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Comment Letter to the Office of Management and Budget 2016

Testimony and Comments

The federal White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is asking for public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity data. Federal agencies are required to follow these standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian (NH),…


Getting AAs and NHPIs Covered


Language Access Infographic Last year we surveyed over 6,500 Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders across 10 states during the Affordable Care Act’s 2014 enrollment period. What did we learn? Language access is still a barrier for our communities to #GetCovered. Tweet

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Improving the Road to ACA Coverage: Lessons Learned on Outreach, Education, and Enrollment for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities


The opening of the health insurance exchanges and the expansion of the Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided opportunities for millions of Americans to gain health insurance coverage. Still, many Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) faced major barriers and challenges during the first Open…