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Federal Efforts, News & Updates, Press Release
United States of Care Encouraged by Forward Progress on Health Care Provisions in Reconciliation Bill
United States of Care is encouraged to see the progress by Senate leadership and key legislators toward reconciliation legislation that addresses some of the most pressing issues in health care.
Press Release, Public Option
United States of Care Statement: Colorado Announces Approval of Innovation Waiver for the ‘Colorado Option’
United States of Care celebrated the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) approval of a State Innovation Waiver (often called a ‘1332 waiver’) to further implement the Colorado Option.
News & Updates, Press Release
United States of Care Releases One-of-a-Kind Roadmap for Improving Health Care
Oregon, Press Release, State Efforts
USofCare applauds passage of Oregon’s HB 4035
United States of Care (USofCare) today applauded the passage of a bill (HB 4035) by the Oregon Legislature which will ensure Oregonians can continue to access affordable health care after the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) ends. USofCare worked with a diverse coalition of consumers, patients, clinicians, and advocates who supported legislative champions to pass HB 4035.
United States of Care Announces $8 million gift from MacKenzie Scott
Washington, D.C. — United States of Care (USofCare) today announced author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has gifted the nonpartisan nonprofit its largest donation to date. Scott’s $8 million donation affirms USofCare’s position as an organization that will continue to lead in health care by improving equity, access, and centering people in every discussion.
Press Release, Public Option
United States of Care Supports Colorado’s Section 1332 Waiver Amendment to Support Colorado Option Implementation
United States of Care last week submitted a comment in support of Colorado’s application to amend its existing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services State Innovation Waiver (often called a ‘1332 waiver’) to further implement the Colorado Option.
COVID-19, Press Release
Vaccine Researchers Show Need For Increased Booster Advocacy While Maintaining Focus On the Unvaccinated
Summarizing the latest research findings from its partners in the Vaccine Researchers Consortium.
United States of Care Expands Executive Team
Michelle Edgerton joins as Chief Development Officer and Kristin Wikelius is elevated to Chief Program Officer at USofCare.
USofCare in the News
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott awards more than $48M to six Minnesota nonprofitsMarch 24, 2022
Other States Keep Watchful Eye on Snags in Washington’s Pioneering Public-Option PlanFebruary 23, 2022
CMMI taking hard look at Medicare Advantage coding practices and impact on payment modelsJanuary 20, 2022
The Nevada Independent
Shorter-term policies could help Nevada’s uninsured rate as public option remains a distant realitySeptember 30, 2021
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