RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
September 16, 2008 | News Release, Video, Story
Nearly a quarter of farmers and ranchers say health care costs cause financial problems; spend 42 percent of annual income on coverage and care.
June 24, 2014 | News Release
Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, and such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess costs in 2009 alone. RWJF offers tools to help address disparities in care.
September 12, 2010 | News Release
Making signage easy to understand and eliminating language barriers is one simple way to iimprove the health care experience for everyone.
September 23, 2002 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) launched a new program, Urgent Matters. The $4.6 million program is designed to reduce emergency department crowding and to assess the condition of the health care safety net.
April 27, 2005 | News Release
State-by-state analysis shows extent of problem; 41 percent of uninsured adults unable to see a doctor when needed due to cost. U.S. Senators launch 'Cover the Uninsured Week,' chaired by Presidents Ford and Carter.
May 4, 2006 | News Release
State-by-state analysis shows significant percentage of adults in 25 statesdecline to accept employer's coverage offer.
February 5, 2008 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and David and Lucile Packard Foundation announce new projects supporting state reforms to cover uninsured children and families.
April 29, 2008 | News Release
Study released during "Cover the Uninsured Week" shows cost of covering familiestakes bigger piece of household budget.
August 14, 2008 | News Release
Uninsured children are three times more likely not to visit the doctor.
December 2, 2008 | News Release
More than one in three small business owners (36%) said that rising costs are likely to cause them to cut some portion of health insurance benefits for their employees.