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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.

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Oral Health Policy, health equity, Medicare

Medicare and Whole Person Oral Health

<p>It’s time to change Medicare coverage to include medically necessary oral health care.</p>
homeless man with his possessions in tunnel

Community Benefits, Affordable Housing, Health Outcomes, Homelessness

Why are Hospitals Investing in Houses?

<p>Healthcare providers do not have a safe place to discharge homeless patients, resulting in higher healthcare costs.</
Nurse holding a needle

COVID-19 Vaccine, vaccine hesitancy, vaccine acceptance, healthcare workers

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers

<p>Why are some healthcare workers hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? A recent study sheds some light.</p>