At Health Leads, we’re thrilled to once again see our founding partner, Boston Medical Center (BMC), recognized for its great work to address the full set of factors that address patients’ health.  A new article in U.S. News and World Report, “Some Hospitals Prescribe Food, Take Other Steps to Fight Food Insecurity,” highlights BMC for… Read More >

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“UnitedHealth Warns Of Marketplace Exit – Start Of A Trend Or Push For White House Action?” Kaiser Health News, November 20, 2015 UnitedHealthGroup announced Thursday why it might stop selling individual health insurance through federal and state markets in 2017 — a move some see as an effort to compel the Obama administration to ease… Read More >

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Recently, Rebecca Onie delivered a speech at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 25th Anniversary Celebration’s Quality Talks.  In her talk, Rebecca discussed the healthcare system’s role and responsibility in addressing patients’ social needs and the paradigm shift that needs to take place in the healthcare sector in order to do right by patients. While… Read More >

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Making Connections in Boston

The day Maxine returned home from the hospital, her landlord handed her an eviction notice. Maxine, who was seven months pregnant with her third child, had just been through weeks of treatment for injuries from a car accident. Since the money intended to use for rent was needed to cover her medical bills, she had… Read More >

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“Kansas Medicaid Costs Likely To Exceed 2016 Estimates” The Wichita Eagle, November 5, 2015 Budget officials met in Kansas last week to review caseloads for the state’s Medicaid, foster care, and welfare systems, determining that the overall cost of the state’s human services would be $48.9 million more than the amounts approved by the Legislature.… Read More >

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