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Econometrica Celebrates Women’s History Month

As the end of Women’s History Month draws near, Econometrica wants to take this opportunity to spotlight one of our exceptional leaders, Dr. Kristie McNealy, who leads the Health Group at Econometrica, managing people, projects, and business development. Dr. McNealy has been with Econometrica since 2013, using her skills and knowledge as a medical doctor (MD), Certified Professional in...

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CMS OMH Raises Awareness for National Kidney Month

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) recognizes National Kidney Month in March by raising awareness about kidney health. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) disproportionately affects some minority populations, including Black Americans (33 percent), American Indian/Alaska Natives (30 percent), and Hispanic Americans (28 percent). The most common risk...

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Nevada SNAP-Ed Project Helps Teach Families About Reducing Kids’ Sugar Intake

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, consuming too much sugar can increase the risk for health issues such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. For many children, a single can of soda contains more than their daily recommended amount of sugar, yet nearly two-thirds of kids in the United States drink soda or another sugary drink each day. In response to this...

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Housing Trust Fund to receive estimated $739.6 million

Housing Trust Fund to receive estimated $739.6 millionRecent data submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicates the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) will receive an estimated $739.6 million in 2022. The estimate, based on 10-K forms recently submitted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, would be an increase from the $689.7 million in 2021. According to the U.S. Department of...

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New Report Provides Detailed Data on Beneficiaries Who Are Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Dual-eligible beneficiaries, or individuals who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid benefits because of their income level and age or disability status, can face a range of challenges in navigating and coordinating care through two separate systems. This population also experiences worse health outcomes, on average, as well as higher healthcare expenditures than non-dual beneficiaries,...

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