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Joint Center Teams with National Minority Quality Forum to Offer Data on Health and Environmental Status to Lawmakers and Community Leaders

Joint Center Teams with National Minority Quality Forum to Offer Data on Health and Environmental Status to Lawmakers and Community Leaders

Joint Center, National Minority Quality Forum Offer Data on Community Health Status April 23, 2012 The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies today joined forces with the National Minority Quality Forum to create a database that will offer lawmakers and community activists access to important data on local health and environmental conditions. As a […]

National Minority Quality Forum Urges Congress to Abolish IPAB

March 1, 2012 National Minority Quality Forum Urges Congress to Abolish IPAB   WASHINGTON, DC: Dr. Gary A. Puckrein, President and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum, today released the following statement of concern regarding the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB):   “In our increasingly diverse society, it is important that we have an honest and open discussion about […]

Groups Urge Select Committee to Fight Medicare Fraud First

  September 29, 2011 Contact: Carolyn Kemp Ph. 202.617.3074 Groups Urge Select Committee to Fight Medicare Fraud First Organizations Representing Millions of Seniors, Minorities, Patients and Veterans Urge Congress to Fight Medicare Fraud First Before Considering Harmful Proposals to Beneficiaries WASHINGTON, DC: The National Minority Quality Forum (the Forum) joined with twenty-three organizations representing seniors, minority Americans, […]

National Minority Quality Forum Asks Administration to Abandon IPAB, Releases Five-Point Roadmap to a Consumer-Oriented Healthcare System

September 20, 2011 National Minority Quality Forum Asks Administration to Abandon IPAB, Releases Five-Point Roadmap to a Consumer-Oriented Healthcare System   WASHINGTON, DC: In response to the fundamentally flawed ideas that are imbedded in the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), the National Minority Quality Forum (The Forum) today asked the Obama Administration to abandon IPAB, and […]

Prescription-Drug Plans' Use of Specialty Tiers Promotes Inequalities: Issue Brief Questions Increased Use of Tiered Cost Sharing

August 10, 2011 Prescription-Drug Plans’ Use of Specialty Tiers Promotes Inequalities Issue Brief Questions Increased Use of Tiered Cost Sharing WASHINGTON, DC: In a just-released National Minority Quality Forum Issue Brief (Specialty Tiering: Unequal Treatment http://www.nmqf.org/IB3SpecialtyTiersFinal.pdf), Gary Puckrein and Gretchen Wartman examine specialty tiering, which has become popular among insurers (public and private) as a benefit-management tool to limit their financial […]

National Minority Quality Forum Launches the Hepatitis C Index: New Tool to Help Identify Areas for Increased Education and Screening for Hepatitis C

July 28, 2011 National Minority Quality Forum Launches the Hepatitis C Index New tool to help identify areas for increased education and screening for hepatitis C WASHINGTON, DC: In recognition of World Hepatitis Day, the National Minority Quality Forum today launched the Hepatitis C Index, a novel resource for mapping hepatitis C (http://www.maphepc.com).   For the first time, health-care practitioners, policy makers, […]

National Minority Quality Forum Launches the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index: Novel Internet-Based Resource Maps HIV and AIDS by Congressional District

May 31, 2011 National Minority Quality Forum Launches the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index Novel internet-based resource maps HIV and AIDS by congressional district Seven of ten congressional districts with highest HIV/AIDS prevalence are located in New York or New Jersey WASHINGTON, DC: The National Minority Quality Forum (Forum) today launched a novel, internet-based tool—the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index (http://www.maphiv.org). Building upon the HIV/AIDS Atlas introduced […]

National Minority Quality Forum Launches the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index: Novel Internet-Based Resource Maps HIV and AIDS by Congressional District

May 31, 2011 National Minority Quality Forum Launches the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index Novel internet-based resource maps HIV and AIDS by congressional district Seven of ten congressional districts with highest HIV/AIDS prevalence are located in New York or New Jersey WASHINGTON, DC: The National Minority Quality Forum (Forum) today launched a novel, internet-based tool—the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index (http://www.maphiv.org). Building upon the HIV/AIDS Atlas introduced […]

National Health Disparities Summit Recognizes Champions Fighting for Health Equity: Senator Harry Reed and Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi Honored; U.S. Diabetes Index Featured

National Health Disparities Summit Recognizes Champions Fighting for Health Equity Senator Harry Reid and Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi Honored; U.S. Diabetes Index Featured WASHINGTON, DC: The National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, in collaboration with the CBC Health Braintrust, honored Senator Harry Reid and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others at the National Health Disparities Summit “Innovation […]

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