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Schools Can Help Provide Accessible Equitable Health Care

By NASN Inc posted 12-15-2022 14:31


A range of social determinants impact access to health care, and the COVID-19 pandemic made the importance of access more apparent. In the new blog Expanding Medicaid Services in Neighborhood Schools Makes Health Care More Accessible and Equitable posted by Mathematica, authors Donna Mazyck, Executive Director of NASN, and Erin Behrmann, Managing Consultant at Mathematica, discuss how new guidance and funding present a unique opportunity for schools to help provide accessible equitable care.

View the full blog post to learn more about how making school nurses and other school-based health staff eligible for Medicaid reimbursement will expand access to health care in schools, especially in underserved, rural, and high-poverty communities.