There have been over 3 million cases and 131,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S. Every state and Washington D.C. have eased or lifted at least one social distancing requirement — including 39 states that have eased or lifted stay-at-home orders.
This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map of showing which countries have cases and deaths. There have been over 11.8 million confirmed cases and 544,000 confirmed deaths worldwide.
39 states are now addressing the coronavirus emergency with Medicaid/CHIP Disaster Relief State Plan Amendments (SPAs). This tracker also includes details on Section 1135 waivers and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies and is regularly updated.
- Use this tool to create custom reports of COVID-19 and related state data. Group COVID-19 cases and deaths with indicators like total hospital beds, health insurance coverage and unemployment claims.
This brief explains the legal basis for vaccine mandates by the federal government, states, and private employers; highlights considerations for mandates while the COVID-19 vaccine is under an EUA; and discusses mandate exemptions based on disability or religious objection.
This brief provides greater insight into how states are addressing equity through vaccine allocation and distribution strategies, outreach and communications efforts, and data collection and reporting.
This brief reviews information available through state websites and publicly available vaccine distribution plans to provide greater insight into how states are addressing equity through vaccine allocation and distribution strategies, outreach and communications efforts, and data collection and reporting. It provides a snapshot and examples of state efforts in these areas.
Because Medicaid covers for over 77 million enrollees, including groups disproportionately at risk of contracting COVID-19 as well as hard-to-reach groups, Medicaid agencies can be important partners for the public health agencies that are typically leading the state COVID-19 vaccination efforts. This brief provides insights regarding how state Medicaid agencies are assisting with the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out including specific actions taken.
This brief presents available data on COVID-19 vaccinations among AIAN people from federal and state sources and discusses factors contributing to success in these vaccination efforts.
As part of the Biden administration’s plans to facilitate more equitable access to vaccinations, the administration has formed a partnership with community health centers, known for providing health care to some of the hardest-to-reach populations. This Policy Watch post examines the initial group of health centers to participate early in the Health Center Vaccination Program and the patient populations they serve.
This brief provides an overview of social determinants of health and a look at how adults are faring across an array of measures one year into the pandemic.
This interactive table includes vendors selling at-home SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests that have received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This brief answer key questions on affordability of COVID-19 testing and treatment for people who are uninsured and those insured through private coverage, Medicare, and Medicaid.
These FAQs provide the latest guidance on testing and treatment related to COVID-19 for Medicare beneficiaries.
This analysis examines list prices for COVID-19 testing at the largest hospitals in every state and finds they range widely from $20 to $850. Federal law now requires private insurers to cover COVID-19 tests at no cost to the patient and provides funding for people without health insurance.