Updated Fri., Sept. 8: After unexpectedly announcing extreme cuts to funding to support outreach for the 2018 open enrollment period, the Trump administration has allowed funding to enrollment assistance programs to lapse entirely. According to Sarah Kliff at Vox, who broke this story, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hasn't told the organizations … Continue reading Were Cuts to Outreach Funding a Last Minute About-Face? UPDATE: Outreach Budgets Have Lapsed, Programs Are Laying Off Navigators.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, kids in Houston who have medically complex needs are at much greater risk of illness and infection, and their parents often don't have access to the specialized medical supplies they need to keep their children healthy. Little Lobbyists, an advocacy group for children who are medically complex, is coordinating an effort to get … Continue reading After #Harvey, How You Can Help Houston Kids with Medically Complex Needs