• December 19, 2014Web First
  • The ACA's Impact On Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

  • A new study, examining data from June 2013 through September 2014, found the percentage of workers with employer-sponsored health insurance was basically unchanged.
  • Fredric Blavin, Adele Shartzer, Sharon K. Long, and John Holahan
  • December 17, 2014Web First
  • Comparing Management Models In State Health Exchanges

  • The study found that in the 2013-14 open enrollment, state health exchanges using a clearinghouse model had significantly lower adjusted average premiums than state exchanges using active purchasing models.
  • Kelly Krinn, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, and Lynn A. Blewett
  • December 19, 2014ACOs
  • How Should The MSSP Be Changed?

  • S. Lawrence Kocot and coauthors analyze the new proposed rule on the Medicare Shared Savings Program and discuss how it could be improved.
  • December 18, 2014ACOs
  • ACO Quality: Good, Not Great

  • David Muhlestein and Chase Hall warn that if ACOs do not improve their quality results, they could lose much of the shared savings they would otherwise qualify for.
  • December 15, 2014Young Adults
  • Investing In Young Adult Health

  • Richard Bonnie and Martin Sepúlveda, chair and committee member of an IOM panel that wrote a report on young adult health, discuss the challenges facing this group.
  • Reenrollment

  • During the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act's insurance Marketplaces, insurers and policy makers have a new challenge: keeping last year's enrollees in the system.December 22, 2014
  • Physician Compare

  • Under the Affordable Care Act, the federal government must post information about physician performance and quality of care on a public website.December 11, 2014