This brief summarizes the information contained in the all available draft COVID-19 vaccination plans submitted by states to the CDC.…More
COVID-19 Racial Disparities in Testing, Infection, Hospitalization, and Death: Analysis of Epic Patient Data
New analysis finds disparities in hospitalization and death persist even after accounting for differences in sociodemographic factors and underlying health conditions, and people of color are sicker when they test positive.…More
Kaiser Health News and Guardian US Partner to Honor American Health Care Workers Lost on the Frontline of the COVID-19 Pandemic
KFF’s Kaiser Health News (KHN) and Guardian US today launched Lost on the Frontline, a special project aiming to document the life of every health care worker in America who dies from COVID-19 during the pandemic. This includes medical professionals like doctors, nurses and paramedics, and others working at hospitals, nursing homes and other medical…More
- States are taking aggressive action to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus and prepare their health care systems for dealing with those who become ill with COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. This tool features state-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, state policy actions, and data about health coverage and provider capacity within each state.
This resource captures key information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. It includes details on Section 1135 waivers and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies and will be updated to capture additional waiver and different emergency authorities as needed.