Brief Next50 catalyst Brief: Health-Related Social Needs
Genevieve M. Kenney, Timothy A. Waidmann, Laura Skopec, Eva H. Allen
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The Urban Institute was founded 50 years ago by President Lyndon B. Johnson to provide “power through knowledge” to help solve the problems that weighed heavily on the nation’s hearts and minds. Today, we’re exploring promising solutions to advance equity and upward mobility and identifying what transformational leaders need to know to drive forward groundbreaking ideas. This brief is one of our eight-part Catalyst series, in which we share what it would take to advance bold solutions over the next 50 years.

 The brief seeks to answer the question: What would it take to reduce inequities in healthy life expectancy?

Research Areas Health and health care Social safety net Race and equity
Tags Federal health care reform Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  State health care reform Racial and ethnic disparities Hospitals and physicians Health care systems and managed care plans