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Building on the Affordable Care Act: Strategies to Address Marketplace Enrollees’ Cost Challenges

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) dramatically changed the private insurance landscape, providing health coverage for millions. The success of the ACA and efforts to build on it show that strategic policy interventions can significantly improve health coverage affordability, particularly for communities that struggle the most with access. However, to fully realize the ACA’s potential and…

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NATIONAL SURVEY OF COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS (2022)

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The third annual national survey explores the priorities and challenges of nearly 100 Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander serving community-based organizations post the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Key highlights include: Top Five Emerging Health Programming Funding Gaps: People With Disabilities  LGBTQI+ Health Maternal & Child Health Addiction & Substance Abuse …

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Shrinking the Medicaid Cliff

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Civil rights and social justice organizations published a report on Shrinking the Medicaid Cliff: How Congress Can Prevent Health Equity Disaster by Protecting Eligible Families’ Health Care.  When Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra formally declares an end to the Public Health Emergency (PHE), Medicaid programs will be allowed to terminate beneficiaries’ coverage…

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National Survey of Community-Based Organizations (2021)

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AA NH/PI communities are large and growing rapidly. AAs are the fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Funders, elected officials, and federal and state agencies need to have a better understanding of the community partner organizations that they depend on for health and related services in order to fight COVID and build health equity more broadly.

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Nationwide Survey of AANHPI on COVID-19

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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) with the COVID Collaborative and Hart Research, released the results of a nationwide COVID-19 survey that focused specifically on the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. Over 1,500 people participated in the study, which presents disaggregated data for ethnic groups, evaluates vaccination…

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Public-Private Partnerships for Data Equity

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In 2015, APIAHF received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to implement the Data Equity Project. This project sought to address: (1) the underutilization of national health data and (2) the limited efforts by federal and state agencies to promote higher quality data collection, analysis, reporting, and dissemination of AA and NHPI health…

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Mapping an Emerging National Health Equity Network

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Since 2007, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has invested more than $20 million to support development of health equity collaboration within and across AA and NHPI communities throughout the nation. As a result of this investment – in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Health Forum (APIAHF) and Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) – significant learning…

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Reframing the Frame: Towards a More Inclusive Racial Equity Framework

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Representing the fastest growing racial group at almost 19 million, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) currently comprise approximately 6% of the U.S. population. While their growing presence adds to the rich multicultural landscape of the country, the stark reality is that, in many communities across the country, AAs and NHPIs…

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Blueprint For a Better America: Ensuring Our Immigration System Advances the Health and Well-Being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and All Immigrants

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As the country continues to grow and prosper, the participation and progress of our nation’s nearly 20 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are crucial to the health and welfare of the nation as a whole. Over the past decade, more immigrants have come to the U.S. from Asia than from any other region…