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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Recent News from Commonwealth Fund

Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address Health-Related Social Needs
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Surveying the landscape of cross-sector partnerships between healthcare and social services, researchers from The Commonwealth Fund identified ... Since many programs are grant funded, they may not...more

Repeal of individual mandate could raise Nebraska health-care premiums
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

LINCOLN — Nebraska residents could see their health insurance premiums spike in future years now that Congress has gutted the legal requirement to purchase coverage, but advocates say it's too...more

A Radical Plan to Combat Inequality in College Admissions
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

New York's Regents Reform Agenda is grounded in the belief that all students should graduate from high school ready for ... Department looks at how the State prepares students for college and career...more

Congress Left Health Care For Millions Of Poor People In The Lurch
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

A federal program called the Community Health Center Fund, which subsidizes federal clinics through direct grants, officially expired in the fall. Congress has since made a pair of short-term...more

It's a Coming Tsunami. Which Funders Are Confronting an Aging America?
Foundation: Archstone Foundation, John Gogian Family Foundation, Commonwealth Fund, John A. Hartford Foundation, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Recent grants from the John A. Hartford Foundation are one of the few bright spots in philanthropic support for seniors, which remains small even as U.S. elderly population grows rapidly. The number...more

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

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