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News by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

Feb 23, 2024 - Describes the launch of a collaborative program in Nevada aiming to increase access to healthcare and health insurance for tribal communities. Discusses current rates of participation for Native residents and health disparities they experience. Highlights the impact of tribal representation in policymaking.
Source: The Nevada Independent
Jan 11, 2024 - Announces an online hub from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offering information about Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) renewal and transition to other insurance options. The hub offers materials from across the federal government in multiple languages and includes material targeting specific populations such as rural residents.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jan 11, 2024 - Highlights outreach efforts by 2 Community Health Centers in Oklahoma to assist with insurance enrollment following the end of COVID-19 pandemic policies allowing for continuous coverage. Describes efforts targeting rural residents and the homeless population.
Source: National Association of Community Health Centers