Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

Supreme Court Affirms Access to Affordable Health Coverage in King vs. Burwell

June 25, 2015

Today, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in King vs. Burwell. The 6-3 decision upholds the legality of insurance subsidies for consumers in the 34 states that did not set up their own health insurance marketplaces, and instead operate within the...

Protecting CHIP: Critical to the Health of Kids and Teens in California and Across the Country

January 6, 2015

By Lisa Eisenberg, Senior Policy Analyst, California School-Based Health Alliance In January, a new Congress will convene in Washington, DC. Included in the long list of legislation they must consider is a program of critical importance to school-based health care—the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Enacted in 1997, CHIP...

Changing the Map in Kansas

September 8, 2014

One of the School-Based Health Alliance’s greatest advocacy achievements to date has been the allocation of one-time only federal funds, totaling $200M, to build and expand school-based health centers. After the disbursement of the funds was completed this year, we expected to see several cities at the top of...

What Role do SBHCs Play in Health Reform?

September 4, 2014

By Serina Reckling, Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance I was ecstatic when I joined the policy team at the School-Based Health Alliance back in 2011. Health reform had been in effect for about a year, and with $200 million in federal grant awards given to 450 organizations to support the...