Recent Trends in Community Health Center Patients, Services, and Financing
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Community health centers are a national network of over 1,300 safety-net primary care providers, serving more than 30 million patients in 2022. They are located in medically underserved urban and rural communities and serve all patients regardless of their ability to pay. Health centers also played a major role in the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, particularly for hard-to-reach populations. This brief analyzes the changes in health center patients, services, and financing from 2019 (pre-pandemic) through 2022, using the Uniform Data System (UDS), to which all health centers ar ..read more
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Long COVID Rates Appear to be Stabilizing, Affecting About 1 in 10 Adults Who Have Had COVID
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1M ago
Rates of long COVID have begun to flatten. About 1 in 10 adults with COVID have reported having long COVID since rates fell in 2023, according to a KFF analysis of the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If the rate continues to hold steady, new forms of prevention or treatment…More ..read more
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Few Nursing Facility Residents and Staff Have Gotten the Latest COVID-19 Vaccines
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3M ago
Fewer nursing facility residents and staff are getting COVID-19 vaccines, according to a new KFF analysis of federal data. Only 38% of residents and 15% of staff have received the latest vaccine. In comparison, 50% of residents and 22% of staff received updated vaccines in 2022 and 87% of residents and 88% of staff completed…More ..read more
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Few Nursing Facility Residents and Staff Have Received the Latest COVID-19 Vaccine
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3M ago
KFF analysis found that over one-fifth of all U.S. COVID-19 deaths occurred in long-term care facilities despite but as of January 14th, 2024, only 38% of residents and 15% of staff were “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccines, which the CDC defines as having received the updated Fall 2023 vaccine. Those rates are lower than uptake was for the 2022 vaccine ..read more
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Roughly 1 in 5 Adolescents Report Experiencing Symptoms of Anxiety or Depression
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3M ago
About 1 in 5 adolescents report symptoms of anxiety or depression, according to a KFF analysis of a new federal survey of teen health. While some teens are getting mental health care, a significant share say they are not receiving the therapy they need due to costs, fear of what others will think, and/or not…More ..read more
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Recent Trends in Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns Among Adolescents
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3M ago
About 1 in 5 adolescents report symptoms of anxiety or depression, according to a KFF analysis of a new federal survey of teen health. The data comes at a time of heightened concern about adolescent mental health and substance use, particularly in light of gun violence and rising drug overdose deaths among young people. This brief explores the state of adolescent mental health in recent years ..read more
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Year in Review: 10 Health Policy Issues for 2023
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4M ago
This fact sheet offers a look back at 10 issues that KFF tracked closely during 2023 in its polling, policy analysis and journalism, including summaries of major findings and news stories ..read more
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Year in Review: 10 Health Policy Issues for 2023
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5M ago
This fact sheet offers a look back at 10 issues that KFF tracked closely during 2023 in its polling, policy analysis and journalism, including summaries of major findings and news stories ..read more
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KFF Misinformation Poll Snapshot: Public Views Misinformation As A Major Problem, Feels Uncertain About Accuracy Of Information On Current Events
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5M ago
A majority of the public agrees misinformation in the U.S. is a problem. Many are also uncertain about the accuracy of information they come across about current topics in the news. This poll finding examines this uncertainty for abortion, the 2024 presidential election, COVID-19, and the conflict in the Middle East ..read more
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KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: MAGA Republicans’ Relationship With COVID-19 Vaccines
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5M ago
This finding examines how vaccine attitudes and uptake differ between Republicans who support of the Make America Great Again (MAGA) movement and those who don't, looking at uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine, the flu vaccine, and confidence in the safety of vaccines ..read more
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