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USoC Four Projects: COVID-19 Response, Georgia, Affordability Standard, and Pennsylvania

Grant Details

Grantee Organization
United States of Care Campaign

Principal Investigator
Emily Barson

Term
5/11/20 - 12/31/21

Award Amount
$185,000

Approval Year

Related Program
Federal and State Health Policy

Topics
Health System Performance and Costs

Grant Details

Grantee Organization
United States of Care Campaign

Principal Investigator
Emily Barson

Term
5/11/20 - 12/31/21

Award Amount
$185,000

Approval Year

Related Program
Federal and State Health Policy

Topics
Health System Performance and Costs

The United States of Care (USoC) Campaign is requesting support for the following projects, starting points varying on state capacity: Project 1, COVID-19 response: Immediate support for state/federal gov’t and public response needs to the pandemic. Project 2, mental health parity in Georgia: Raise awareness among policymakers and the public about what mental health parity is; the lack of mental health parity in Georgia; and what can be done to improve mental health access and coverage. Project 3, Affordability Standard Cross-State Learning Collaborative: Support state efforts to develop affordability standards that seek to define what makes health insurance coverage affordable and bring policies in line with those definitions. Project 4, cost-containment council in Pennsylvania: Launch a cost containment council policy in partnership with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Department of Human Services.

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