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AIR News provides regular updates on the latest AIR research, findings, events, and media citations.

AIR Health News, formerly known as IMPAQ Health News, is a bimonthly email newsletter with health policy news updates, information about AIR’s health work, and a listing of relevant events. 

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2024

February 2024 - AIR News 
A Study of Post-9/11 GI Bill Student Outcomes... Challenges and Opportunities of Evaluating Whole-Child Approaches... AIR Announces New CEO and Board Chair... Meet Karla Lopez de Nava... Vital Partners for Transforming Public Safety

January 2024 - AIR News 
Living the Research: A Conversation with Two Mentors… Monitoring the Effect of Emerging Technology on Employers, Workers, Job Seekers, and Students… Blanchie Kelley: 46 Years at AIR… New Funding Opportunity for Educational Equity Due March 1… Meet AIR’s Champions for Change

2023

December 2023 - AIR News     
AIR 2023: Evidence on Living, Learning, and Building Better Communities… How to Address the Shortage of Primary Care Providers in the United States… Strong Early Warning Systems Helped Predict Deadly Kenya Floods… AIR Announces Two New Board Members… Magnifying Teachers’ Successes

November 2023 - AIR News     
Advancing Public Health in an Interconnected World… Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week… Do AP Courses Make a Difference in STEM College and Career Choices?... AIR’s Jessica Heppen Featured in a WTOP Article… Meet Candace Hester

October 2023 - AIR News     
Generating and Using Evidence to Build Climate Change Resilience… New and Reinvigorated Approaches to School Integration… Advancing Measurement and Assessment to Improve Lives… Credible messengers… Meet Terris Ross

September 2023 - AIR News     
Zambian Government to Invest in AIR-Supported Education Model… Explore Disparities Across Student Outcomes with the Equity in Education Dashboard… Methods in a Minute: Mixed Methods… Apprenticeship Professionals Learning Network… Empowering Educators

August 2023 - AIR News     
Seven Lessons Learned from a First-of-Its-Kind School Integration Initiative… AIR Partners with Local Nonprofits to Build Resiliency and Opportunity… A Vision for the Future of Education Research and Development… Explore Our Interactive Map… Remembering Delano Lewis

July 2023 - AIR News     
What is the Path Forward for Efforts to Diversify College Campuses?... Seeing the Faces Behind the Data… Data Exploration Tool Helps Policymakers Analyze Pre- and Post-Pandemic Student Enrollment Patterns… Meet Pooja Reddy Nakamura… Piloting Intelligent Tutoring Systems

June 2023 - AIR News     
The Role of Mentoring in Building the Future of Research… The Future of Affirmative Action in College Admissions… Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries Disproportionately Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities Early in Pandemic… AIR Named an Apprenticeship Ambassador… Examining America’s Workforce Challenges

May 2023 - AIR News     
Raising the Bar on Teacher Pay… Using Evidence to Improve Outcomes and Inspire Behavior Change… Improving Lives Through Food for Education… Meet Brandy Farrar… Adapting Research to Sudden Outbreaks of Conflict

April 2023 - AIR News     
Challenges that Impede Successful Reentry and Why Second Chances Matter... Research Insights on Health Equity for Afghan Refugees... Creating the Conditions to Support Social and Emotional Learning... Meet the Expert: Susan Therriault... Stories from the Field Podcast: South Asia Gender Innovation Lab

March 2023 - AIR News     
AIR Effort to Diversify Social and Behavioral Science Fields Expands into East Africa… Can Biosimilars Help Rein in Prescription Drug Costs?... Pursuing Innovations to Build a Better Workforce Development Ecosystem… AIR Experts Named 2023 Fellows by AERA… Advancing More Equitable Human Services Policies and Programs

February 2023 - AIR News     
Advancing More Equitable Human Services Policies and Programs… Meet AIR's New President, Jessica Heppen… Addressing Equity in Career and Technical Education… RESTART Network… Barriers to Benefits

January 2023 - AIR News     
The Future of Education… Why It's Necessary to Accurately Measure Employee Skills and How to Do It… No Signs COVID Disrupted Hypertension Medication Adherence for Medicare Beneficiaries, but Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persisted… Meet Markus Broer… Christina Yancey Joins AIR

 

 

2022

December 2022 - AIR News     
Our Lessons from 2022: How We Live, Learn, and Build Better Communities… Examining Biologic Medications and Efforts to Address Costs… Elevating Data-Informed Approaches to Cultivate Peaceful Communities… Meet Ashu Handa… Supporting Charities on Giving Tuesday

November 2022 - AIR News     
Using Data to Respond to the Effects of Climate Change… Ideas and Resources for National Apprenticeship Week… Advancing Perinatal Health Equity Through Medicaid Coverage of Doulas… COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Spending Drops for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions… How Expanding Transitional Kindergarten in California Can Benefit Dual Language Learners

October 2022 - AIR News     
Despite Mixed Outcomes, Deeper Learning Holds Promise… Building Bridges to Equity: Data-Informed Approaches to Cultivate Peaceful Communities… A New Partnership to Advance the Long-term Potential of STEM Education Research… Supporting a Federal Program that Rewards High-Quality Service to Medicare Enrollees… Meet Carol Pier

September 2022 - AIR News     
Supporting National Assessments in India… In Conversation with Disability Rights Advocate Judith Heumann… Exploring Key Indicators of Education During the Pandemic… Linking High School Curricula to Postsecondary Outcomes… AIR Experts Recognized for 2021 JREE Outstanding Article Award

August 2022 - AIR News     
Examining Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions During the Pandemic… How Early Learning and Care Programs Can Support Dual Language Learners… Climate Change and Resilience… Meet Dean Gerdeman… What is REL Midwest

July 2022 - AIR News     
New Indicators of School Crime and Safety… Addressing Health Inequities in Kidney Care… AIR Honored as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index… Meet Alicia Garcia… The Case for Increasing Exposure to Advanced High School Courses

June 2022 - AIR News     
Knocking on Doors to Discover Why People Don’t Respond to Surveys… Supporting Students and Schools: Promising Practices to Get Back on Track… The Role of Research and Evidence in School Integration Policies… Evidence and Equity Collaborative… AIR to Manage Federal Survey

May 2022 - AIR News     
Abbott Elementary’s Lessons on Teacher Appreciation... New AIR Equity Initiative Roundtable: Educational Equity Beyond the Pandemic... Aligning the Registered Apprenticeship and Workforce Development Systems... AIR CARES Center Webinar... May is Mental Health Awareness Month

April 2022 - AIR News     
Reflections After Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic... Methods in a Minute: Meta Analysis (Video)... Exploring the Use of Medication and Behavioral Health Care to Treat Opioid Use Disorder... AIR CARES Webinar... AIR Welcomes Four Nationally Renowned Experts as Fellows

March 2022 - AIR News     
What We’ve Learned About Creating Safe, Equitable, and Engaging Schools... Working to Make Diverse Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Technical Assistance the Norm... Looking at Medicaid's Role in Treating, Preventing, and Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections... David Osher Named Lead Editor for the 2023 and 2025 Editions of the Review of Research in Education... What ‘Abbott Elementary’ Gets Right About Black Teachers

February 2022 - AIR News     
New Longitudinal Database to Support Research on the Pandemic and Educational Equity... Leveraging Career and Technical Education to Prepare Students for College and Career Success... Jennifer O’Day Elected to National Academy of Education... AIR Equity Initiative Roundtable Discussion: Building Bridges to Equity: Making Diverse Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Technical Assistance the Norm... Research Synthesis: Understanding the Varied Effects of Mathematics Interventions Through Meta-Analysis

January 2022 - AIR News     
How Mentoring Supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion... Event: Building Bridges to Equity: Making Diverse Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Technical Assistance the Norm... AIR to Lead Federal Program to Help States Generate and Use Evidence to Improve Education... Meet Melissa Hafner... Sign up for AIR Health News  

 

 

2021

December 2021 - AIR News     
Exploring Urban-Rural Disparities in Accessing Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder...AIR Year In Review 2021...Guide Aims to Help School Districts Implement Text Messaging Program to Reduce Chronic Absence...Celebrating 75 Years of Advancing Evidence and Improving Lives...AIR Named a 2021 Seramount Top Company for Executive Women

November 2021 - AIR News     
Looking Back to Go Forward: Listening to District Leaders...How Employee Resource Groups Strengthen AIR Project Work...Making Workforce Development Work for All: Five Themes from the AIR Equity Initiative...AIR Recognized as a Best Place to Work for Women and Diverse Managers...Meet Kathleen Murphy 

October 2021 - AIR News     
How NAEP's Oral Reading Fluency Study Informs Literacy Instruction...Community-Based Ways to Combat the Naloxone Shortage and Prevent Overdose Deaths...AIR Institute Fellows Doug and Lynn Fuchs Receive McGraw Prize in Education...BroadFutures Honor...Resources to Navigate Chronic Pain Treatment

September 2021 - AIR News     
Announcing the AIR Equity Initiative...Opportunity Remains Segregated. Evidence May Be the Answer...Supporting Up-and-Coming Researchers and Practitioners...Meet Mehari Belachew...Malnutrition App Recognized

August 2021 - AIR News     
New Study: More Severe Suspensions Have Greater Negative Effects on Student Outcomes and Future Behavior...COVID-19 & Equity in Education...Measuring Skills at Work: Lessons from the Field...Methods in a Minute: Systematic Review...Meet AIR Principal Researcher Jaleh Soroui  

July 2021 - AIR News     
A Different Back-to-School Year: Advice from Our Experts...New Data on Public Education’s Response to COVID-19...Standards for Economic Evaluations Address a ‘Glaring Need’...New Brand, New Website...Take the AIR News Survey 

June 2021 - AIR News     
Lesson Learned for Implementing and Improving Online Credit Recovery Programs... AIR Develops Standards for Economic Evaluation of Educational and Social Programs... A Personal Passion for Early Literacy... Deeper Learning’s Effect on Civic Engagement and Workforce Outcomes... Accessible Learning with Universal Design... AIR Announces Leadership Changes     

May 2021 - AIR News      
Building the U.S. Workforce of the Future: Key Challenges and Opportunities... How Systems and Communicates Can Partner on Goals and Measurement to Advance Equity...Our New Brand: Advancing Evidence. Improving Lives... Federal Relief Funds: An Opportunity to Invest in Teachers... Doug Fuchs and Lynn Fuchs Join AIR... David Seidenfeld Named Senior Vice President.

April 2021 - AIR News      
Understanding Patients’ Feelings on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy... Strengthening Partnerships to Diversify the Behavioral and Social Science Research Fields... Addressing COVID-19 Learning Disruptions: Four Recommendations for Effective Tutoring Interventions... Innovative Ways California Schools and Programs Supported Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic... Meet Amanda Latimore... Methods in a Minute: Co-interpretation

March 2021 - AIR News      
Identifying Communities with Barriers to Food Access... School Funding Evaluation Focuses on Equity... How to Advance Health Equity Using Shared Measurement... New Data on Public Education's Response to COVID-19... New Documentary Learning for a Lifetime... Upcoming Events: Home Visitors & How Social and Emotional Learning Can Address Educational Equity

February 2021 - AIR News      
Why a System Level Approach is Needed to Counter Racism Within the Education System... How Community COVID-19 Rates Can Inform Decisions on Reopening Schools... Surgeon General's Report on Community Health and Economic Prosperity... Improving Lives Through Evidence-Based Approaches... Literacy and Health in Mali... RISE Webinar on Persistent Achievement Gaps in 4th and 5th Grades

January 2021 - AIR News      
How Positive Reinforcement Can Keep Students Engaged in a Virtual Setting... Conditional Cash Transfer For Educating Syrians and Other Refugees in Turkey... To What Extent Does In-Person Schooling Contribute to the Spread of COVID-19?... Methods in a Minute: Social Network Analysis... Meet The Expert Karen Francis... Ensuring Vaccine Acceptance

 

 

2020

December 2020 - AIR News      
From East Africa to the Caribbean: Finding Solutions to Research Challenges During COVID-19... AIR 2020 Year in Review... How Dual Language Learners Can Continue to Build Skills at Home... Bridging Health Care Research and Practices... Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in Schools... Interactive Tool Explores How School Districts Responded to COVID-19

November 2020 - AIR News      
Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Credit Recovery... Effective Early Education Programs: Lessons Learned from Bangladesh and Mozambique... Occupational Licensing: Balancing Public Safety and Work Opportunities... Advancing Opportunities to Help Youth Thrive... AIR Announces Two New Board members... AIR Acquires Kimetrica

October 2020 - AIR News      
The Challenges of Educating Students with Disabilities and English Learners During COVID-19... Recommendations to Address the Nursing Shortage... Changing the Trajectories of Children in Foster Care... An Emerging Narrative on Latino Health Disparities and Its Implications in the COVID-19 Era...Rising Rates of Anxiety and Depression... Meet the Expert Joshua R. Polanin

September 2020 - AIR News      
Text Messages to Parents Can Reduce Chronic School Absences in Elementary School... Equity and the Expansion of Telehealth... Promoting Digital Equity and Opportunity in the Time of COVID-19... COVID-19 and Early Learning and Care in California... Meet the Expert: Adaeze Enekwechi... Methods in a Minute on Longitudinal Studies

August 2020 - AIR News      
Building Positive Conditions for Learning at Home... Awareness of California's Family Leave Policy... Disability Employment and Marketplace in Boston and Other Major Cities... Meet the Expert Eboni Howard... Coronavirus Clinical Trials... Diversity and Inclusion Named Top 50 Best Places to Work for Women and Diverse Managers

July 2020 - AIR News      
Early Results from the National Survey of Public Education's Response to COVID-19... Supporting Foster Care Community During COVID-19... How Schools and Teachers Can Support Students with Disabilities in Remote Learning... International Survey Results Can Help Us Understand the Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Educators... PIACC Skills Data Map... Telehealth Access, Value, and Equity

June 2020 - AIR News      
Navigating Summertime Experiences During COVID-19... Identifying Evidence-Based Practices to Prevent Youth Violence... Lessons from AIR's Girls Inc. Study... The Workforce During and After COVID-19... Video on Using Evidence to Improve Lives... CEO Action Pledge for Diversity & Inclusion

May 2020 - AIR News      
AIR Launches National Public Education Survey on Coronavirus Response... Millions More People Were Jobless Due to COVID-19 Than Indicated by Official Statistics... Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Pandemic... AIR Acquires IMPAQ, LLC... Postsecondary Education Webinar on Virtual Nudges for Increased Engagement... A New Brief on Telehealth and Coronavirus by AIR Health Experts

April 2020 - AIR News      
How the Pandemic Is Affecting People with Disabilities in the Workforce... Encouraging Children to Read at Home... Using Technology to Improve Education in Rural Zambia... Meet AIR Health Care Policy Expert Yael Harris... Competency-Based Education Webinar, May 6... Methods in a Minute, Communities of Practice

April 2020 - AIR News Extra: Positive Learning Environments and Clear Communication During COVID-19      
How to Build a Positive Learning Environment at Home... Plain Language Answers to Questions About COVID-19... New Podcast: Communities of Practice Support Educators in a Health Crisis... AIR's COVID-19 Response... Adult Learning Resources

March 2020 - AIR News      
Focusing on Facts and Evidence During a Health Crisis... Building Evidence on Women's Empowerment Groups... Global Decline in Attitudes Toward Reading... Meet Roger Jarjoura, an Expert on Prison Reentry... Infographic on High School Completion Rate for Black and White Students... Pi(e) Day Annual Celebration

February 2020 - AIR News      
Early Colleges: A Dual Enrollment Program that Shows Promise... The Value of Career and Technical Education... Research is Critical as Charter Schools Grow... AIR Invests in Projects to Help Increase Opportunities, Improve Lives... Infographic: Hate Crimes and Racial/Ethnic Tensions Grow in Public Schools... Bitnara Jasmine Park on the Digital Skills Gaps in the U.S.

January 2020 - AIR News      
Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in Rural Schools... Developing State Clearinghouses of Evidence-Based Educational Practices... Meet the Expert: Mary Thorngren... Evidence on Improving Early Grade Literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean... 13th Annual CALDER Research Conference Feb. 12, Washington, D.C.... AIR Leadership's Jessica Heppen and Jessica Johnson

 

 

2019

December 2019 - AIR News      
Preparing Educators to Teach Computer Science... A Focus on Equity in 2019... Conditions for Improving Low-Performing Schools... The Education Workforce in the U.S. and Abroad... ICSEI 2020 January 6-10... Happy Holidays from AIR

November 2019 - AIR News      
Improving Education in Rural Communities... Studying the Link Between Teen Personality and Dementia... Teaching Students in Secure-Care and Residential Facilities... Supporting Adults with Disabilities in the Workforce... Meet the Expert: Samia Amin... New Survey Results: Implementing Competency-Based Education

October 2019 - AIR News      
Research and Resources on Bullying Prevention... Selecting More Effective Evidence-Based Practices... Meet the Expert: Thomas de Hoop... Methods in a Minute: Randomized Controlled Trials... Addressing the Talent Problem Brief... RISE Webinar on Misconceptions and Errors in Physics and Mathematics

September 2019 - AIR News      
Early College High Schools Improve Postsecondary Enrollment and Success... The Truth About Chronic Absence and What Educators Can Do... Using Research to Improve Literacy Around the World... Living with Arthritis and Chronic Pain... The Next Chapter... Building Diversity

August 2019 - AIR News      
Improving Academic Outcomes and School Engagement in Grade 9... Gathering Evidence for a Successful School Year... Improving Survey Response through Innovation... Studying How Adult Education Works in the US... Opportunity for All... Meet the Interns

July 2019 - AIR News      
Selecting Evidence-based Practices to Improve Schools... Using Federal Funds to Support Residential Education Programs... Assessing Opioid Use Disorder in People with Chronic Pain... Understanding How Instructional Technology is Being Used in the Classroom... Improving Support for Struggling Students... Workforce Development: An Interview with AIR's Samia Amin

June 2019 - AIR News      
Making School Funding More Equitable... Improving the Lives of Refugees and Migrant Populations... Tackling the Opioid Epidemic through Research and Patient Care... A Comprehensive Study on School Violence... Meet the Expert: David Osher... The Condition of Education

May 2019 - AIR News      
Project Talent: 60-year Study Focuses on How We Age... New Data on Crime and Safety in U.S. Public Schools... A Conversation About College Admissions... Preparing Teachers for Success... Video: Ensuring Educational Equity Through Accountable Leadership... Webinar: Charter Schools and Their Impacts on Students in the Short and Long Run

April 2019 - AIR News     
Coaching Leaders to Strengthen Schools... Engaging Patients to Improve Hospital Quality and Safety... Early Childhood Education Around the Globe... Improving Lives Through Cash Transfers... AERA Dissertation Award: Megan Austin... Introducing AIR's New Instagram Account

March 2019 - AIR News     
The Civil Rights Movement and Equity in Education... Do Adults Have the Skills to Succeed in the 21st Century?... Strengthening Youth Mentoring Programs... Evaluating and Improving Women's Empowerment Collectives... Meet the Expert: Monique M. Chism... Webinar: Research-Based, Trauma-Responsive Education Practices

February 2019 - AIR News     
Celebrating CTE Month: Preparing Students for College and Career Success... The Power of Play-Based Learning in Kindergarten... Using Design Thinking to Improve People's Lives... The State of Postsecondary Competency-Based Education

January 2019 - AIR News     
Studying the Impact of Organic Cotton Farming in India... Helping Schools Close the Digital Accessibility Gap... Join Us for the 2019 CALDER Conference... A Great Year for AIR's Professional Services... Meet Our Expert: Deb Moroney... Register for Our Webinar: Exploring the Experiences and Skills of Young Adults

 

 

2018

December 2018 - AIR News     
Transforming School Climate and Culture in Cleveland... First 1,000 Days: Zambia's Early Childhood Initiative... Career Preparation in Rural Communities... Improving Opportunities for Native Nations... Meet Our Expert: Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar... New Crystal City Office

November 2018 - AIR News     
Collaboration is Key: Networked Improvement Communities... Improving Research on Career and Technical Education Programs... Social and Emotional Learning and Equity... Using Continuous Improvement to Support Teachers' Growth... Meet Our Expert, Catherine Barbour... CEO David Myers Discusses AIR's Diversity and Inclusion Journey

October 2018 - AIR News     
#ThankAPrincipal: October is National Principals Month... A Link Between Adolescence and Dementia?... Improving Travel for People with Disabilities... Building Safe, Engaging, and Equitable Schools... AIR Institute Fellow Larry Hedges Wins the Prestigious Yidan Prize for Education Research... AIR Recognized by Diversity MBA for Its Commitment to Diversity

September 2018 - AIR News     
Supporting Students Affected by Trauma... Can Transitional Kindergarten Better Prepare Children?... Evaluating Cash Transfers for Syrian Refugees... Opioid Epidemic Expanding Medication-Assisted Treatment... Event: Building Safe, Engaging, and Equitable Schools... Video: AIR Through the Eyes of an Intern

August 2018 - AIR News     
Exploring Solutions to the Opioid Crisis... Building Capacity in Zambia... Helping Families Find Free Summer Meals... Implementing Your State's ESSA Plan... Infographic: The Rising Costs of Center-Based Child Care... Video: Improving Early Grade Reading in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

 

2017

January 2017 - AIR News     
Colleges Increasingly Use Contingent Faculty to Cut Costs... Study Offers Promising Practices for Increasing Diversity Among First Responders... Support Services Can Lower Health Costs for Older Americans... Performance Feedback for Teachers and Principals at Times Unreliable... Video: Top 10 Most-Viewed Videos in 2016... National Center on Intensive Intervention

 

 

2016

November/December 2016 - AIR News     
Homeschooling Increases in the United States... Dropout Rate Continues to Decline, Demographic Differences Persist... Student Outcomes Improve in MA Schools With School Redesign Grants... Long Story Short: Lynn Holdheide... Report: Majors Matter: Differences in Wages Over Time in Texas

October 2016 - AIR News     
Medicare Enrollment Maze Puts Seniors at Risk for Penalties and Coverage Gaps... What Happens When Districts Support and Integrate Social and Emotional Learning?... Program Improves Teachers' Knowledge, But Not Student Achievement... In Minnesota, Popular Majors Don't Always Yield Higher Salaries... Report: Roger Jarjoura in a Christian Science Monitor on Mentoring Former Juvenile Offenders... Video: RELMidwest - Preventing School Dropout: What You Need to Know... Connected Educator Month 2016

September 2016 - AIR News     
Dropout Rate Declines, College Enrollment Rises for Black and Hispanic Students... Those Attending 'Deeper Learning' Schools Likelier to Enroll in College... U.S. Women with Some Higher Ed Earn 68 Percent of What Men Earn... Dementia is Less Prevalent Among Highly Educated Americans... Experts Envision the Future of STEM Education... Long Story Short: Susan Bowles Therriault... Infographic: Comparing the Effectiveness of Online and Face­to­Face Credit Recovery in Algebra I

July/August 2016 - AIR News     
Kids Who Attended Preschool Scored Higher Than Peers at Start of Kindergarten... Smoking Among Young Students in the U.S. at an Historic Low... Creating Coherence in the Teacher-Shortage Policy Debate... AIR Publishes New Report on Calif.'s Transitional Kindergarten Program

June 2016 - AIR News     
Is Medicare a Heavy Burden on Taxpayers? Papers Tackle This Question and Others... Zambia's Cash Assistance Programs a Boon for Poorest Families... Study: Ed Outcomes Worsen With Successive Immigrant Generations... Ten Q's Policymakers Should Ask About Expanding Preschool Access... Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Educational Technology Programs... Long Story Short: Chaney Mosely

March 2016 - AIR News     
State Standards Vary Despite Common Core's Aim of Uniformity... How Can Social Science Inform the Real World?... Deeper Learning Instruction Yields Higher Graduation Rates... Primer Addresses How US Health Care is Provided and Paid For... 1 in 4 Newark Teachers Says New Pay Structure is 'Fair'... Arts Integration Can Lead to Better Math Achievement

February 2016 - AIR News     
Paper Finds Link Between Student-Teaching Experiences and Effectiveness... Zambia's Grant Program Gives Women Limited Empowerment... Supporting Social Emotional Development After School

 

 

2015

July/August 2015 - AIR News     
As landmark disability laws reach milestones, experts reflect on impact... Cash transfers offer security, "resilience" for Zambia's poor, study finds... Latest Indicators of School Crime and Safety includes college hate crime data... Report explores U.S. high school dropout and completion trends... Rural students in Indiana likelier to enroll in two-year colleges than urban peers... Event: Toxic stress—How economic inequality hurts early childhood development

May 2015 - AIR News     
In Colorado, associate's and certificates can be path to middle class... How mental health care can best serve children and teens... School turnaround study: Most states have "significant gaps" in expertise... Guide helps states implement new science standards... Event: Do you need a bachelor's to join the middle class?

April 2015 - AIR News     
First state implementing Common Core shows "faster" learning process... Brief: Elementary and Secondary Education Act's Title IIA needs fixing... Module helps those with traumatic brain injury understand depression... New report looks at Indiana data for predictors of early college success... Latest study of transitional kindergarten in California focuses on parents... Video: Title I revisited

March 2015 - AIR News     
Report looks at gender differences in STEM interest among high school grads... Community college students much less likely to transfer far for school... Brief: Focusing only on content standards gives false picture of achievement... Better understanding literacy in multilingual environments... Video: Rebecca Stone describes how AIR developed a remedial reading and writing program to help Egyptian students learn foundational literacy skills

February 2015 - AIR News     
Students receiving arts-integrated math instruction perform better, report finds... AIR study on gestational diabetes part of special Women's Health Issues collection... How can we ensure all children have excellent teachers?... What does coaching to improve math instruction look like?... Framework helps principals become better leaders... AIR Index: Health insurance literacy

January 2015 - AIR News     
Those with disabilities earn 37% less; gap widens with educational attainment... In Massachusetts, violence prevention program for youths shows promise... Few schools used staffing strategies to improve teacher capacity for ELLs... Applying Medicaid flexibility to meet behavioral health needs of youths... SEDL joins American Institutes for Research... Year in Review... Video: Watch our discussion on health behavior change in a digital environment

 

 

2014

November/December 2014 - AIR News     
Many Americans don't ask basic questions before getting health insurance... Report looks at student achievement in D.C. after reforms... Is expanding public-financed home care cost effective?... In Florida, first-year earnings from an associate degree can surpass bachelor's... Student-centered math teaching can lead to more engagement, higher scores... CDC, AIR roll out new public health campaign, "HIV Treatment Works"... Video: Why using "human factors" can improve work performance

October 2014 - AIR News     
Education standards by states vary, sometimes by several grade levels... HBCUs key to diversifying STEM fields, but graduates are deep in debt... Students from "deeper learning" high schools likelier to graduate... Resource for health professionals aims to close gaps in patient engagement... Earnings edge of associate degree in Tennessee vanishes after five years... Event: Power or promise - Do online health campaigns impact offline behavior?

September 2014 - AIR News     
Long Story Short: What is the impact of the Affordable Care Act on newly insured?... Is postsecondary education "worth it" for disadvantaged workers?... College subsidies hit low as students pay half of education costs for first time... What makes effective school turnaround partnerships?... Event: Breaking the Mold - Diversifying STEM Academia

July/August 2014 - AIR News     
'Clustering' Teach for America instructors leads to math gains in Miami... Women, blacks most likely to leave STEM careers... What are the challenges of locating longitudinal study participants?... New brief gives tips on how to measure college grads' economic success... AIR helps produce special issue of America's Young Adults... Video: How are the rules on using big data changing?

June 2014 - AIR News     
11% of undergrads take distance education courses only... AIR, CDC develop new campaign: Start Talking. Stop HIV... Training helps tribal workers understand child welfare legal proceedings... Schools with strategic leaders more likely to report improvement... Video: How mentoring can help children with incarcerated parents

May 2014 - AIR News     
California implements transitional kindergarten... First survey of Teachers of the Year stresses peer support... Paper explores the changing economic status of senior citizens... Study looks at high ELL schools receiving School Improvement Grants... Video: Why education is critical for Syrian refugee youth

April 2014 - AIR News     
For STEM Ph.D.'s in nonacademic careers, job duties vary by race and gender... How to keep teacher evaluation reforms on track... Institute Fellow Marilyn Moon receives achievement award for Medicare work... Study shows immediate economic impact of scientific research... Video: Hans Holzer shares ideas to improve the unemployment rate for young minority men

March 2014 - AIR News     
More men than women with STEM Ph.D.'s begin careers as faculty, study finds... Ways to improve mentoring services for youths with incarcerated parents... Districtwide education reform through lens of Say Yes initiative... Infographic: Teachers and evaluation reform

February 2014 - AIR News     
Delta Cost Project: Savings from part-time profs undercut by admin and other hires (Video)... Giving effective teachers more students can yield academic gains, analysis finds... What might happen if college dropouts made different choices?... How to provide trauma-informed care... Infographic: Zambia cash grants

January 2014 - AIR News     
What to look for in a preschool... AIR a key partner in the Surgeon General's report on smoking and health... Which student characteristics predict postsecondary success? Virginia Tech teams up with AIR to explore use of big data in social sciences... New resource offers tips to support well-being of LGBTQ youth... Video: Are we still A Nation at Risk?

AIR Health News


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2024

February 9, 2024 - AIR Health News    
Meet the Expert: Karla López de Nava… Examining the Effects of Climate Change on Health and the Health Care Industry’s Role in Climate Change… Suicide and Mental Health… Other Health News… By the Numbers: Suicide rates among Black 10-24-year-olds increased 36.6 percent between 2018 and 2021… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 26, 2024 - AIR Health News    
AHRQ Hosts Webinars on Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys (MEPS) Linking Conditions to Prescribed Medicines… Studying the Effects of Medicaid Policies on Maternal Health Equity… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News… By the Numbers: ACS estimates 13,820 new cervical cancer cases in 2024… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 12, 2024 - AIR Health News    
Policy Recommendations to Advance the Role of Community Health Workers in Health Equity Efforts… Congressionally Mandated Report Details COVID-19 Effects on Population Health, Telehealth, and More… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News… By the Numbers: Over 2.2 million U.S. women ages 15-44 live in maternity care deserts… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

 

2023

December 15, 2023 - AIR Health News        
AIR’s 2023 Evidence on Living, Learning, and Building Better Communities… Top Health Policy Resources and Initiatives in 2023

December 1, 2023 - AIR Health News        
How to Address the U.S. Primary Care Shortage… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News… By the Numbers: 4,583,111 people selected a health plan through the Marketplace as of November 18th… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

November 17, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Advancing Public Health in an Interconnected World… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News… By the Numbers: 1 in 8 military families used a food bank during COVID-19…Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

November 3, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Studying Networks Helping to Connect the Health Research to Practice Pipeline… ACA Open Enrollment… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: More than 70% of Medicaid disenrollments have been due to procedural reasons… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

October 20, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Incorporating Socioecological Strategies into Overdose and Substance Abuse Disorder Prevention… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: The prevalence of major depressive disorder among adolescents almost doubled between 2009 (8.1%) and 2019 (15.8%)… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

October 6, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Studying Efforts to Address Primary Care Shortages in the U.S…. COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 16 million U.S. adults ages 55-74 have low literacy skills… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

September 22, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Generating and Using Evidence to Build Climate Change Resilience… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: About 8 in 10 older adults struggle to use medical documents such as forms or charts… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

September 8, 2023 - AIR Health News        
COVID-19 Updates… Methods in a Minute: Social Network Analysis… Other Health News... By the Numbers: 51.9% of women in federal prisons and 68.7% of women in state prisons have a history of mental health problems… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

August 25, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Research Methods in a Minute: Learn about Mixed Methods… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Taking at least 4,000 steps a day can lower risk of heart disease and increase longevity… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

August 11, 2023 - AIR Health News        
COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 38 percent of adults ages 55 to 74 reported having gotten screened for colon cancer in the past year… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

July 28, 2023 - AIR Health News        
State of Medicaid… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Although data are limited, children accounted for three in ten (31%) Medicaid disenrollments in seven states reporting age breakouts… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

July 14, 2023 - AIR Health News        
The Effects of Telehealth Expansion on Access, Quality, and Cost… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Almost 8 out of 10 Hispanic and Latino individuals with glaucoma don’t know they have it… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

June 30, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Enhancing Community Health Workers' Role in Health Equity… Dobbs Decision One Year Later… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Abortions provided via telehealth increased by 85% in the 9 months following the Dobbs decision… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

June 16, 2023 - AIR Health News        
AIR Launches Health Research & Policy Center… AIR Experts Contribute to Journal Articles… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Nearly 60 percent of LGBT older adults report feeling a lack of companionship; over 50 percent report feeling isolated from others… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

June 2, 2023 - AIR Health News        
AIR Health Experts to Present at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting… Brief Examines Skilled Nursing Facility Admissions Before and During COVID-19 Pandemic… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid accounted for nearly half of all admissions to a skilled nursing facility during the 2020 pandemic peak… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

May 19, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Meet the Expert: Brandy Farrar… RADx-UP: “How To” COVID-19 Testing Videos… COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Ends and Other Health News… By the Numbers: 21% of U.S. Adults Missed a Medical Appointment Due to Limited Transportation Access… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

May 5, 2023 - AIR Health News        
AIR’s Timothy Hill Appointed to MACPAC… Food Insecurity in the U.S… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: In 2021, 30 percent of female students in grades 9-12 seriously considered attempting suicide… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

April 21, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Understanding Patient Perspectives of Symptoms Connected to Dialysis... Updates from the Courts on Abortion Medication and Preventive Care... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: About half of the 20 million new STI cases each year occur among young people ages 15-24... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

April 7, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Understanding Health Equity for Afghan Refugees… Medicaid News and Updates... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News… By the Numbers: Medicaid covers more than 40% of births in the U.S.… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

March 24, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Maternal and Infant Health… Conducting Focus Groups to Help Inform Development of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders… AIR's Tandrea Hilliard-Boone Co-Presents on Alumni Panel at East Carolina University… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: An estimated 15 million people will lose Medicaid coverage once states resume eligibility checks… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

March 10, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Climate Change, Pollution, and Mental Health… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Federal spending on domestic and global health programs and services accounted for 30% of all federal spending in fiscal year 2022… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

February 24, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Could Biosimilars Help Rein in Prescription Drug Costs?... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: The FDA is expected to approve 30 to 40 biosimilars by 2025 or 2030… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

February 10, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Does Medicaid Expansion Affect Mortality Risk Among Adults?... COVID-19 Updates, the State of the Union, and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 673% more youths are expected to have Type 2 diabetes by 2060… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 27, 2023 - AIR Health News        
AIR Will Provide Continued Operational Support for Federal Health Insurance Marketplace… Rheumatology Patients Comfortable with Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants Providing Primary Care… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: More than 30 million beneficiaries are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 13, 2023 - AIR Health News        
Examining the Pandemic’s Effect on Hypertension Medication Adherence for Medicare Beneficiaries… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 86 percent of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries adhered to their medications for hypertension in the early stages of the pandemic… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

 

 

2022

December 16, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Lessons from 2022: How We Live, Learn, and Build Better Communities… Our Top Health Policy Resources and Initiatives in 2022… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

December 2, 2022 - AIR Health News        
New Brief Examines Promises of Biosimilars and Efforts to Introduce Generic Alternatives… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Biologics are estimated to cost Medicate Part D approximately $12 billion annually… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

November 18, 2022 - AIR Health News        
CMS Officials Seek to Bolster Investment in Value-Based Care… The CDC Released Updated Guidance for Opioid Prescribers… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: In 2019, one in seven people (14.3 percent) were unable to receive necessary dental care—or delayed treatment—due to cost… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

November 4, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Advancing Perinatal Health Equity Through Medicaid Coverage of Doulas… COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Spending Drop for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: $2 Million. The amount doula care could save state Medicaid programs… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

October 21, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Creates Data Visualization Guide for NIH Program that Aims to Reduce COVID-19 Disparities… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Mental illness and substance use disorders are involved in 1 out of every 8 emergency department visits by a U.S. adult (estimated 12 million visits)… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

October 7, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Will Continue to Support CMS’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths between 2017 and 2019 were determined to be preventable…Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

September 23, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Hosts Conversation with Disability Rights Advocate for National Disability Employment Awareness Month… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 1 in 3 older adults fall each year... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

September 9, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Creating and Evaluating Web-Based Tools To Help Health Professionals Implement Evidence-Backed Practices... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 10-34... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

August 26, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Seeks Participants for Technical Expert Panel to Provide Input on QHP Enrollee Survey… Housing as a Social Determinant of Addiction… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 3.3 million Medicare beneficiaries will pay no more than 35$ for insulin under the Inflation Reduction Act… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

August 12, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: No Panacea for COVID-19 Pandemic Access Challenges… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 44% of all behavioral health visits by Medicare fee-for-services beneficiaries with ambulatory care sensitive conditions were conducted by telehealth during the pandemic… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

July 29, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Recognizing National Minority Health Awareness Month… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

July 15, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Listening to Consumers to Improve Coverage for Dually Eligible Individuals… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 20% of Medicare enrollees are “dually eligible”, also qualifying for Medicaid… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

July 1, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Addressing Health Inequities in Kidney Care… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Medicare fee-for-service spending on beneficiaries with chronic kidney disease totaled $87.2 billion in 2019… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

June 17, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Experts Lead Workshop on Shared Measurement… Methods in a Minute: Meta-Analysis… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Only 6 percent of hospitals in the U.S. are fully complying with the Hospital Price Transparency Law… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

June 3, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR to Manage Federal Survey on Health Insurance Marketplaces and Plans… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: 50,000+ people enrolled in 295 Qualified Health Plans completed the Qualified Health Plan Enrollee Experience Survey in 2022… Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

May 20, 2022 - AIR Health News        
The Criminal Legal System as a Social Determinant of Addiction… AIR Experts to Present at the 2022 AcademyHealth Virtual Annual Research Meeting… COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: Among U.S. youth aged 12-17 in 2019, 15.7% (or 3.8 million) had at least one major depressive episode in the past year... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

May 6, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Assists with Development of Landmark CMS Policy Aiming to Reduce Health Care Disparities Among Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease... Building Bridges to Equity: Four Perspectives on Helping All Students Thrive... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: More than 1 in 7, or 37 million people, are estimated to have Chronic Kidney Disease... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

April 22, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Exploring the Use of Both Medication and Behavioral Health Care To Treat Opioid Use Disorder... Taking a Look at Employment as a Social Determinant of Addiction... COVID-19 Updates... CMS News... By the Numbers: Total overdose deaths 106,000 in the 12-month period from October 2021... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

April 8, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Reflections on the 2nd Anniversary of the COVID-19 Pandemic... COVID-19 Updates and Other Health News... By the Numbers: A new GAO report estimates that long COVID has affected an estimated 7.7 million to 23 million Americans... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

March 25, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Looking at Medicaid's Role in Treating, Preventing, and Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections... Working to Make Diverse Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Technical Assistance the Norm... COVID-19 News... CMS News... By the Numbers: Ten states have the highest bacterial STI burden in the U.S.... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

March 11, 2022 - AIR Health News        
AIR Submits Response to CMS Request for Information on Kidney Care... AIR Webinar: Health Care Access and Quality as a Social Determinant of Addiction... COVID-19 News... CMS News... Health Equity Reports... By the Number: Nearly half of all patients with end-stage renal disease rely on Medicaid coverage at some point... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

February 25, 2022 - AIR Health News        
New Report: Improving Substance Use Services for Youth... Commentary: Stronger Data Infrastructure Needed to Address Drug Overdose Crisis... COVID-19 News... CMS News, including: Millions Might Lose Medicaid Coverage when Pandemic Public Health Emergency Ends... By the Numbers: Of the 28 states with county coroners, 22 lack a state medical examiner... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 28, 2022 - AIR Health News        
Building Bridges to Equity: Making Diverse Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Technical Assistance the Norm... COVID-19 News... ACA and Medicare Rules and Reports... By the Numbers: 20% of Medicare enrollees are "dually eligible," also qualifying for Medicaid... Upcoming events, trainings, and webinars

January 14, 2022 - AIR Health News        
COVID-19 News... CMS issues 2023 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters... New consumer protections against surprise medical bills take effect... Medicare Advantage and Part D proposed rule addresses provider networks, dual-eligible special needs plans, other standards... By the Numbers: 65% of rural U.S. counties have low-to-no prescribing capacity for opioid use disorder treatment... January Events: Health Policy Roundups - Federal Policy Analysis and Priorities, Alliance for Health Policy and Recent Trends in Coverage Enrollment and Affordability, Alliance for Health Policy

 

 

2021

December 3, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
COVID-19 cases and vaccines... Geographical disparities in access to opioid treatment... Efforts to address health care workforce shortages... Record-breaking overdose deaths

November 19, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
COVID-19 vaccination efforts... Trends in employer-sponsored health benefits... Georgia’s 1332 waiver

November 5, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
COVID-19 case and vaccine updates... President Biden’s budget blueprint... Medicare penalties for readmissions

October 22, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
COVID-19 case updates... News about vaccine boosters... Increase in Social Security benefits... Resources to manage chronic pain... Plain language research summaries

September 10, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Health care workers and food insecurity... Milestones in COVID-19 cases and vaccination... New HHS climate office

August 20, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
IMPAQ's new report on dually eligible beneficiaries... Milestones in COVID-19 cases and vaccination... Updates on the 2021 special enrollment period

August 6, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Milestones in COVID-19 cases and vaccination… Public-and private-sector policies on vaccination… Strategies to address opioid use

July 23, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Increasing COVID-19 cases... New sign-ups for ACA plans... Hospitals’ compliance with the federal price transparency rule

July 9, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
The race between the national COVID-19 vaccination effort and the delta variant... New CMS and state rules to combat consumer medical costs

June 18, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
The status of President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination goal... Nevada’s new public health insurance option

June 4, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Progress in COVID-19 vaccination efforts... COVID-19 health implications... A new health equity tracker

May 21, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Reopening updates... New COVID-19 guidelines... A boost in ACA enrollment 

May 7, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Global COVID-19 updates... Progress on vaccination in the United States... Biden administration efforts in the first 100 days 

April 23, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
New COVID-19 vaccination milestones... Concerns around vaccine hesitancy... Price transparency guidance from CMS

April 9, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
COVID-19’s widespread impacts... Updates on vaccination efforts and efficacy... New ACA subsidies

March 26, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Progress in COVID-19 vaccination efforts... Reopening updates... New reports from MedPAC and MACPAC to Congress

March 12, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
States’ plans to reopen... Potential ACA expansions... An effort to end structural racism in medical research 

February 26, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
The latest COVID-19 updates in the U.S.... New findings about vaccine efficacy... The Biden administration’s health appointees

February 12, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
Progress and challenges in COVID-19 vaccination efforts... Efforts to expand access to health insurance... How health care professionals are coping during the ongoing pandemic 

January 29, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
The Biden administration’s COVID-19 plans... Related executive actions in the new president’s first week 

January 15, 2021 - IMPAQ Health News        
New milestones in the COVID-19 pandemic... Developments in health equity... The Biden administration’s health policy goals

 

 

2020

December 4, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Efforts to mitigate rising rates of COVID-19... How a Biden administration might address health reform... persistent health equity issues... The latest health policy rules and reports

November 13, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Challenges to the ACA... Efforts to curb rising rates of COVID-19 and the latest health policy rules and reports… Q&A with AIR researchers on the impact of rising rates of depression and anxiety in families, schools, and communities

October 30, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
AIR researcher David Hayes-Bautista shares a counter-narrative on Latino health disparities  IMPAQ and Weitzman Institute researchers examine the impacts of COVID-19 in Health Professional Shortage Areas

October 16, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Health equity... The state of health care coverage during and after the pandemic... The latest efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19

October 2, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Health equity... New Medicaid studies and expansions... Threats to the ACA... and the latest efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19. Don’t miss the new whitepaper from Ernst & Young featuring IMPAQ President Adaeze Enekwechi’s insights on the business case for health equity.

September 18, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Health equity... New Medicaid studies and regulations... The latest efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19.

September 4, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Racial and ethnic health disparities... The sunset of many cost-sharing waivers... The FDA’s emergency approval of rapid COVID-19 tests… IMPAQ’s latest advanced analytics journal article… AIR webinar on the “core components” research approach to evidence-based programming

August 21, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Racial and ethnic health disparities... The expansion of telehealth... The impact of COVID-19 on the start of the school year… IMPAQ’s presentations at the NAHDO Annual Conference and our AIR colleagues’ insights on patient-centered measure development

August 7, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
IMPAQ experts share the latest news on racial and ethnic health disparities... The expansion of telehealth... Surprise billing related to COVID-19... Upcoming opportunities to hear IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi speak out on issues of health equity

July 24, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Racial and ethnic health disparities... COVID-19 vaccines and treatments... The expansion of telehealth... Original COVID-19 coverage from IMPAQ experts, including a publicly available dashboard for exploring the latest updates in the vast COVID-19 clinical trials landscape

June 26, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Reports on racial and ethnic health disparities and the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ community, along with relevant rules and insights…  IMPAQ Medicaid experts Tim Hill and Melissa Hafner on how the pandemic will create the perfect storm for the Medicaid system

June 12, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The intersection of COVID-19 and movements for social justice… Racial and ethnic disparities of the pandemic… The growing mental health crisis

May 29, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The psychological toll of COVID-19… Testing and contact tracing efforts… The possible effects on Medicaid providers and beneficiaries

May 15, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The latest on COVID-19 contact tracing efforts… The impact of the pandemic on mental health… How the virus continues to hit marginalized communities the hardest

May 1, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The racial and ethnic disparities of the pandemic, job and health insurance loss, and shifts in hospital operations due to COVID-19

April 17, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The latest U.S. response to COVID-19… New research demonstrating how the pandemic is disproportionally affecting communities of color… An article from IMPAQ experts analyzing past senate responses to public health crises

April 3, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to stabilize the economy… New guidance on social distancing through the end of April

March 20, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including several CMS announcements regarding insurance and benefits… A new IMPAQ study on whether coverage limitations on opioid alternatives increase opioid prescription rates

March 6, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
A Yale study pointing to potential savings under Medicare for All… A Commonwealth Fund report on the impact of the ACA 10 years later… An update on COVID-19

February 21, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
The first maternal mortality report released by NCHS in over 10 years… Evidence that pharmaceutical benefit manager (PBM) rebates drive up drug list prices… IMPAQ's new study on the effectiveness of naloxone access laws in preventing opioid overdose deaths

February 7, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
CMS' Proposed 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameter Rule   Why chain pharmacies may increase risks to patients… How new price transparency rules are pushing hospitals and insurers to reveal hidden costs.

January 24, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
Privacy concerns sparked by a new data sharing rule from HHS… ACA Highlights for the start of 2020… IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi's latest blog post on addressing implicit bias in health care

January 10, 2020 - IMPAQ Health News        
How the ACA Marketplace fared in 2019 with the removal of the Individual Mandate… The disappointing results of Health Super-Utilizer Intervention… How hidden flaws in some electronic health records and alleged cover-ups may pose a threat to patients

 

 

2019

December 20, 2019 - IMPAQ Health News        
A federal appeals court ruling against the ACA's individual mandate… New provisions in a year-end spending bill affecting health care… Research showing that a 2016 IRS insurance letter saved lives