Learn more about Chris Fleming

Christopher Fleming, J.D., is the social media manager at Health Affairs. Before coming to Health Affairs, he worked as a health policy journalist at Medicine and Health.

Recent Posts by Chris Fleming

The Latest Health Wonk Review

If you haven't already, check out Louise Norris' Fall Colors edition of the Health Wonk Review at Colorado Health Insurance Insider.

Employer-Sponsored Family Health Premiums Rise 4 Percent In 2015

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey released today with select findings published in a Health Affairs Web First, employer family health premiums rise 4 percent to $17,545 in 2015, extending a decade-long trend...

Under The ACA, Uninsurance Disparities Narrow For Black And Hispanic Adults

A new study, being released by Health Affairs as a Web First, compared uninsurance rates for white, black, and Hispanic adults in 2013 and 2014, focusing on the periods just before and after the first ACA enrollment period. The study, by Stacey McMorrow, Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney,...

Health Affairs Noncommunicable Disease Event Reminder And Webcast Info

Don't forget about tomorrow's (Wednesday September 9) Health Affairs forum featuring authors from our September thematic issue on noncommunicable diseases. Join us at the Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th Street NW, Washington, DC, from 9:00 AM to noon, or watch via live webcast.

Request For Abstracts: Health Affairs Theme Issue On Behavioral Health

Health Affairs is planning a theme issue on behavioral health, which will present work pertaining to policies involved in the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services. We invite all interested authors to submit abstracts for consideration for this issue.

August 18, 2015Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs’ August Issue: Hospital Quality And Care

The August issue of Health Affairs contains a cluster of articles focusing on hospital quality and care. Other subjects covered in this variety issue: ways state vaccine exemption laws affect disease outbreaks; how states with strong health insurance rate review managed lower premiums;...

Health Affairs Web First: Health Spending Growth To Remain Moderate Compared To Pre-Recession Highs

New estimates released today from the Office of the Actuary at CMS project a 5.5 percent rate of health spending growth for 2014. The average rate of longer-term projected growth is 5.8 percent for 2014–24, exceeding the expected average growth in GDP by 1.1 percentage points.

The Latest Health Wonk Review

The latest Health Wonk Review by Hank Stern at InsureBlog includes a Health Affairs Blog post by Donald Light citing an "epidemic of harm" from drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

July 22, 2015Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

The Latest Health Wonk Review

While you're waiting for the Supreme Court to decide King v. Burwell, check out the last couple of Health Wonk Reviews.

June 25, 2015Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs Event Reminder: The Medi-Cal Waiver And Health System Improvement In California

The editors of Health Affairs invite you to join us for an important briefing, "The Medi-Cal Waiver: Perspectives on Promoting Health System Improvement in California," on Thursday, June 11, in Sacramento (live webcast also available).