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In 2019, Washington became the first state to pass legislation creating a public long-term care insurance program. In doing so, we are leading the way… More
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
High rates of infant mortality are well documented in the United States, compared with those of peer nations. Shocking and unacceptable rates of… More
Two decades ago, seeing a windmill while driving through the countryside was a rare, special event. I can remember my 11 year‐old daughter… More
Rather than distribute funding to states as the tobacco master settlement agreement did, the authors of this Opinion propose that 70% of all resources from a potential opioid agreement should be used to create a new national nonprofit that would allocate resources to communities most affected by or at risk of being impacted by the opioid crisis. More
Lantz argues that super-utilizer interventions are cost-containment strategies that can help patients who are in critical need. To address its fundamental problems, the US needs broader solutions that are “aimed at the macro- and community-level systems and institutions that drive social, political, and economic disadvantage and health inequities.” More
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