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February 2021 David K. Jones,
The 2022 midterm elections already loom large over the Biden administration and Congressional allies. What the administration is able to accomplish… More
January 2021 Jon Kingsdale,
COVID‐19 highlights one of the major problems with America’s hybrid arrangement for financing health care. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA)… 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
September 2020 Richard M. Scheffler, Taylor L. Wang,
There is little doubt that the cost of health care and universal coverage will be a major topic discussed at the upcoming presidential debates. A key… More
June 2020 John E. McDonough,
For some years I’ve pondered a Commonwealth Fund chart showing the growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for health care comparing the United… 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
March 2020 Sherry Glied,
The Democratic primary debate around health care has been a tug-of-war between the competing ideas of a Medicare for All plan versus enhancing the… More
March 2020 Michael S. Sparer,
The bitter and partisan debate over the future of the US health care system will play an important role in the 2020 presidential campaign, with… More
February 2020 Tsung-Mei Cheng,
In a Perspective, Tsung-Mei Cheng of Princeton pays tribute to her late husband by bringing attention to an often-overlooked path to universal health coverage that he strongly supported: Germany’s all-payer system. More
December 2019 James C. Capretta,
As with long-term care and other health care issues, Washington State is out in front with its plan to test a public option (of sorts) in the… More
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