Tools and Memos

PolicyLab responded to a request for public comment from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS on the Proposed Rule on the Affordability of Employer Coverage for Family Members of Employees.  In their response, PolicyLab experts offer their support of the proposed rule, ...

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Rubin D, Rosenquist R, Strane D, Glaser A

PolicyLab welcomes this opportunity to comment on the 2023 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) State Plan of Program Operation and Administration. In this memo, our experts present recommendations to improve PA WIC access and enrollment—ba...

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Cullen D, Guevara J, Pennotti R, Vasan A, Virudachalam S

PolicyLab experts welcome this opportunity to comment on the Proposed Rule on “Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility” and to offer our recommendations. In this response, PolicyLab experts highlight some key elements of the proposed rule that they support, changes that they belie...

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La Rochelle C, Wallis KE, Montoya-Williams D, Gregory E, Virudachalam S, Matone M, Cronholm P, Williamson AA, Whittaker J

Youth spend most of their time in school, offering an important opportunity to deliver mental and behavioral health services that meet them where they are. Schools can provide prevention services aimed at supporting positive youth behavioral health, decreasing the need for higher-l...

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Pennotti R, Lawson G, Mautone JA, Rosenquist R, Rubin D, Young J

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding access to coverage and care in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In this response, PolicyLab experts answer questions such as “in wh...

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Rosenquist R, Strane D, La Rochelle C, Pennotti R

Throughout the pandemic, guidance for mitigating COVID-19 risk in children has prioritized those in K-12 educational settings. However, little guidance has been developed for children under 5 years of age who receive early childhood education or child care in group settings. Center...

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Rubin D, Coffin S, Fisher B, Gerber J, Matone M, Gerdes M

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regarding the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In this response, PolicyLab experts describe the role DACA plays in ensuring a robu...

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La Rochelle C, Wallis K, Montoya-Williams D, Williamson AA, Guevara J, Whittaker J

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance regarding policy proposals to address unmet mental health needs.  In this response, PolicyLab experts answer questions, such as “how should shortages of providers specializing in children’s ...

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Young J, Pennotti R, Rosenquist R

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