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The Health Policy Connection features the expertise of our colleagues both internal and external to Loma Linda University Health, sharing their views on various health policy-related topics relevant to the current times.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in the following articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Loma Linda University Health or the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

Flag and passport

public charge, public assistance, Medicaid, CHIP, Medi-Cal, SNAP, CalFresh, housing, federal benefits, green card, visa, entry into US, health

Public Charge and Public Health

<p>Will immigrants soon have to choose between their health and their status in the US?</p>
Man in Hospital Bed receiving food from nurse

Hospitals food, nutrition, Food Reform

Making Hospital Food Healthier

<p style="margin-left:.25in;">With bright culinary innovators entering the healthcare field, hospital food is undergoing
women giving herslf a shot

Pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, high drug costs, drug importation

What To Do About the High Cost of Pharmaceuticals?

<p>The cost of pharmaceuticals is exorbitant here in the US and people are skipping their medications as a result.</p>