• October 22, 2014Web First
  • The Impact Of Noneconomic Damage Caps

  • The study found that a $250,000 cap reduced average malpractice payments by 20 percent, but a less restrictive $500,000 cap had no significant effect; there were variations on the caps based on specialty.
  • Seth A. Seabury, Eric Helland, and Anupam B. Jena
  • October 24, 2014Health Affairs Briefing
  • Health Affairs Community Health Event

  • Please join us on Wednesday, November 5, for a briefing on the upcoming November Health Affairs issue, "Collaborating For Community Health."
  • October 21, 2014Medicare
  • Spending Slowdown: A Part D Story?

  • Loren Adler and Adam Rosenberg suggest that the Medicare spending growth slowdown stems largely from possibly temporary savings in the program's prescription drug benefit.
  • October 20, 2014Ebola
  • Behind The U.S. Ebola Response

  • J. Stephen Morrison suggests that problems in the U.S. Ebola response reflect structural issues in the American health care system more than the leadership of CDC Director Thomas Frieden.
  • The Ninety-Day Grace Period

  • Under the ACA, insurers must wait three months before cancelling the policies of subsidized enrollees who are delinquent on premium payments.October 16, 2014
  • The Physician Payments Sunshine Act

  • New regulations require medical product manufacturers to publicly report payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals.October 02, 2014