Uninsured rates among low-income people have fallen in states that have expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act. Learn more about the impact of expanding coverage, particularly among Latinos, from Families USA’s Sinsi Hernández-Cancio and The Commonwealth Fund's Sara Collins and Michelle Doty.
The Affordable Care Act creates new opportunities to integrate behavioral health and primary care. This episode looks at the challenges and benefits of coordinating physical and mental health care through interviews with The University of Washington's Jurgen Unutzer, M.D., The Commonwealth Fund's Pamela Riley, M.D., and Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt, Phelps and Phillips.
The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.