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November 2021 Aditi P. Sen, Yashaswini Singh, Mark K. Meiselbach, Matthew D. Eisenberg, Gerard F. Anderson,
Context: State and federal policymakers considering introduction of a health insurance “public option” can learn from Washington State, which… More
November 2021 David H. Rehkopf, Frank F. Furstenberg, Holly Elser, Christian Jackson, Nicole Levy, John W. Rowe, The Aging Society Research Network,
Context: Although it is recognized that aspects of US state environments impact the likelihood that older adults age successfully, there is currently… More
October 2021 Will Boles, Ruth Kennedy, Emma Siewert, Diane Rowland, Barbara Lyons, Rebekah E. Gee,
Twelve states have not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. In a new Perspective, Will Boles of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, along with Ruth Kennedy, Emma Siewert, Diane Rowland, Barbara Lyons, and Rebekah E. Gee, suggest that Louisiana can serve as a model for new Medicaid expansion states seeking to rapidly enroll people within a limited administrative budget. More
June 2021 Rachel E. Fabi, Brendan Saloner, Holly Taylor,
Context: Even though nearly 6% of citizen babies born in the United States have at least one undocumented parent, undocumented immigrants are… More
December 2020 Jane M. Zhu, Ruth Rowland, Rose Gunn, Sarah E. Gollust, David T. Grande,
Context: Consumer engagement early in the process of health care policymaking may improve the effectiveness of program planning and implementation,… More
October 2020 Heidi L. Allen,
Medicaid has had two transformational moments since it was created by Title XIX of the Social Security Amendments in 1965. The Children’s Health… More
October 2020 Jennifer Karas Montez,
The troubling trend in US life expectancy and the widening disparities in life expectancy across the United States have deep roots. This article… More
September 2020 Brigette Courtot, Ian Hill, Caitlin Cross-Barnet, Jenny Markell,
Context: Midwifery care, particularly when offered through birth centers, has shown promise in both improving pregnancy outcomes and containing costs.… More
August 2020 Jennifer Karas Montez, Jason Beckfield, Julene Kemp Cooney, Jacob M. Grumbach, Mark D. Hayward, Huseyin Zeyd Koytak, Steven H. Woolf, Anna Zajacova,
Context: Life expectancy in the United States has increased little in previous decades, declined in recent years, and become more unequal across US… More
June 2020 Heidi L. Allen,
Policymakers should make Medicaid policy a key strategy for addressing the public health and economic crises stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. More
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