The Root Cause Coalition’s 2020 Status of Health Equity Report highlighted the importance of engaging and learning from communities “most affected by inequities in health and social conditions.” The importance of engagement is amplified by the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionately devastating effect on communities of color. This...

Statement by Jeff Micklos, Executive Director, Health Care Transformation Task Force “The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer is the latest racial injustice that our country has witnessed. This unnecessary death occurs at a time when over 110,000 people have died from the COVID-19 virus, which is more than three times more fatal for Black Americans than White Americans.  The Health Care Transformation...

Statement by Jeff Micklos, Executive Director, Health Care Transformation Task Force “The Health Care Transformation Task Force commends CMS for taking decisive action to provide relief from the impact of COVID-19 on alternative payment model (APM) participants. The announcement today provides much-needed clarity about the Administration’s commitment to continued delivery system reform and to avoid substantial departures from these...