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January 2023 Adrianna McIntyre, Robert J. Blendon, John M. Benson, Mary G. Findling, Eric C. Schneider,
In an increasingly polarized era, one health reform policy stands out for its apparent popularity among both Democrats and Republicans: a public health insurance plan intended to compete alongside private health insurance products (the so-called “public option”). More
August 2022 John E. McDonough,
The newly signed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) can be seen as an exercise in continuous policy improvement involving two key parts of federal health law: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More
February 2022 Heidi L. Allen, Ezra Golberstein, Zinzi Bailey,
The Biden administration has made Medicaid a central feature of its Build Back Better health policy platform, with a goal of reducing disparities.… More
October 2021 Mark V. Pauly,
Mark Pauly of the University of Pennsylvania proposes taxing employment-based health insurance plans for high-income people only in this guest Opinion. More
July 2021 Petra W. Rasmussen, David Anderson,
Context: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health insurance marketplaces rely on purchasers to make informed choices to impose price and… More
October 2020 George Stoye, Ben Zaranko, Martin Shipley, Martin McKee, Eric J. Brunner,
Context: Expanding access to health care is once again high on the US political agenda, as is concern about those who are being “left behind.” But… More
July 2020 J. Michael McWilliams, Laura A. Hatfield, Bruce E. Landon, Michael E. Chernew,
Context: The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) establishes incentives for participating accountable care organizations (ACOs) to lower spending… More
June 2020 Erin C. Fuse Brown, Erin Trish, Bich Ly, Mark A. Hall, Loren Adler,
Context: Out‐of‐network air ambulance bills are a growing problem for consumers. Because most air ambulance transports are out‐of‐network and… More
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