Reports and Tools

In a letter, PolicyLab responded to a Request for Information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on how to improve infant and maternal health in rural areas. While CMS had already highlighted many challenges faced by rural pregnant women, new mothers and infa...


Matone M, Dechert T, Gregory E, Whittaker J, Boyd R, Rosenquist R, La Rochelle C

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects nearly 1 in 10 resettled refugee adults in high- and middle-income nations. Not effectively treating an adult’s PTSD can have profound negative impacts on their child’s behavior and development, which can lead to a number of health-rela...


McWhorter LG, Ortiz PM, Gurung A, Saulinas K, Walens L, Anil L, Stubber P, Miller S, Yun K

PolicyLab’s solutions-oriented Evidence to Action brief assesses the fragmented system for children’s coverage in the United States, explores barriers to families accessing adequate, affordable coverage, and proposes a spectrum of policy options for state and federal lawmakers to c...


Rubin D, Rosenquist R, McCarthy-Alfano M, Strane D, Glaser H

In a letter, PolicyLab responded to a U.S. Senate Finance Committee request for information seeking recommendations to improve maternal and child health in the United States. PolicyLab’s response cites extensive evidence highlighting the benefits of utilizing pediatric settings to ...


Rubin D, Matone M, Gregory E, Boyd R, Rosenquist R, La Rochelle C

On behalf of the School District of Philadelphia, PolicyLab conducted an assessment and review of school health services offered by the district in 2019. Using this evaluation, we aimed to identify strengths and opportunities for enhanced coordination and efficiency of health servi...


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