• July 13, 2016Web First
  • Moderate Health Spending Growth Projections, 2015-25

  • A new study from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) projects an average rate of national health spending growth of 5.8 percent for 2015-25.
  • Sean P. Keehan and coauthors from the CMS Office of the Actuary
  • July 21, 2016Affordable Care Act
  • ACA Premiums: Lower Than You Think

  • Lauren Adler and Paul Ginsburg find that premiums in the ACA's health insurance marketplaces are lower than they would have been without the law.
  • July 06, 2016Hospitals
  • Drug Program Reduces Hospital Readmissions

  • Jennifer Polinski and coauthors report on an insurer's care transition program, which emphasizes medication reconciliation, reduces readmissions, and costs.
  • Off-Label Drug Promotion

  • Drug companies are largely prohibited from promoting a drug for uses that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.June 30, 2016
  • Ambulance Diversion

  • Efforts to mitigate ambulance diversion have been effective, but questions remain for future progress.June 02, 2016
  • June Issue Briefing

  • On June 7 Health Affairs held its June briefing about behavioral health in Washington, D.C.