Extreme Weather Symposium Planned
Over the past few years Iowa has been experiencing swings from one weather extreme to another (severe storms, floods and drought). These extreme fluctuations are expensive and are negatively affecting Iowa agriculture, businesses, government and people.
Commonwealth Fund Releases Safety Net Inventory Reports
A collection of 13 reports that inventory the background data collected by the University of Iowa Public Policy Center Health Policy program regarding the safety net providers and payers in Iowa will be released by the study funded by The Commonwealth Fund (CMWF) on Monday, October 28.
Report on Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment
A study by the Public Policy Center concludes that many potential users of the new Health Insurance Marketplace face a series of challenges in using an online system to choose a health insurance plan.
Some Iowa Children Lack a Medical Home
A survey conducted by the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa shows that while most children in Iowa receive care that meets the definition of a medical home, some are being left behind, including those with special needs, public insurance or who are African‑American.
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