The Commonwealth Fund (NY)

The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

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$776,691,566 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from Commonwealth Fund

North Carolina Central University Receives $16.3M To Fight Racial Health Disparities
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities—a ... of Health—awarded North Carolina Central University a $16.3 million grant...more

Britain's National Health Service: one model, four systems
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

These decisions, and the formula used to calculate the grant, mean that healthcare spending per person varies across the four countries,...more

What states would lose under Graham-Cassidy ACA repeal
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

In its place, states would receive a fixed amount—the block grant—funded ... have had substantial enrollment in the health insurance marketplaces would see ... would lose $9 billion compared to...more

A Billionaire's Policy Center Aims to Transform US Healthcare. How's It Going?
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Peterson and Kaiser together have created a health system tracker that ... A third early grant was to the National Quality Forum to help patients with...more

Providers concerned about future Medicaid block grant models
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Healthcare providers are becoming increasingly concerned about ... and GOP proposals that would transform Medicaid into a block grant...more

Commonwealth Fund Expresses Concern of Losing Coverage Gains Under Trump Presidency
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

The Commonwealth Fund expresses concern over the strides the industry has made to lower hospital patient readmissions, partly the sign of a shift...more

New Report on Medicaid Payment Reform at Community Health Centers
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Feygele Jacobs, President and CEO of the RCHN Community Foundation, added: “Community health centers are crucial to health...more

Commonwealth Fund Executives Write About Stressed, But Fixable ACA Marketplaces
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Most ACA marketplace enrollees will not experience major premium hikes next...more

Improving health in Georgia cities?
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

In that regard, Georgia's urban health care markets, including Columbus, ... independent research and grant programs on health and social...more

For Foundations, Succession Planning Should Be a High Priority
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Diana Davenport of the Commonwealth Fund examines keys points when considering anticipated vacancies in higher leadership positions and how to prepare in the case in order to avoid seeking to fill...more

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