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September 2021 Victoria Veltri, Kevin Lembo,
The Connecticut Healthcare Affordability Index is a new tool to help policymakers understand the real costs of health care and the challenges that Connecticut residents face in meeting their basic needs. More
September 2021 Elena Nicolella, Christopher F. Koller,
England States Consortium Systems Organization’s Elena Nicolella and the Milbank Memorial Fund’s Christopher F. Koller say that CMS leadership will need to consider the health information technology support and tools that state Medicaid agencies will need to be full partners in these efforts. More
August 2021 Kara Odom Walker, Christopher F. Koller,
Almost 18 months after COVID-19 first appeared, states are reflecting on their priorities and considering opportunities to rebuild. Thanks to American… More
August 2021 Katherine L. Gudiksen, Alexandra D. Montague, Amy Y. Gu, Jaime S. King,
This blog post discusses President Biden’s recent executive order, which illustrates the administration’s focus on revitalizing competition across the country through a “whole of government” approach that encourages the federal agencies to leverage their knowledge, data, and resources in support of competition. More
August 2021 Petra W. Rasmussen, David Anderson,
Shopping for an individual health insurance plan in the United States requires consumers to navigate a morass of premiums, deductibles, copayments,… More
July 2021 Rachel Block,
States sometimes forge new paths in health policy. For example, Washington State recently created the first long-term care insurance law and… More
May 2021 Alexandra Duncan, Jared Anderman, Ian Reynolds, Bradley D. Stein,
Copublished with The Pew Charitable Trusts and Deerfield Management Despite overwhelming research showing that three approved medications to treat… More
April 2021 Sanjay Basu, Jessica Alpert, Russell S. Phillips,
The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically altered primary care delivery worldwide. Closures of clinics and delays in seeking medical care due to COVID-19… More
April 2021 John Auerbach, Megan Wolfe,
Mary Stevenson is worried. Her mother, Ann, is in her 90s, has dementia, is frail and has difficulties walking. Mary and a home health aide provide… More
March 2021 Rachel Block, Kevin McAvey,
Nevertheless, with the passage of the No Surprises Act in December 2020, Congress took several steps to protect those most acutely impacted by our system’s lack of transparency and to invest in state data capacity to better understand local health care markets. More
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