Chris Fleming
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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

Health Affairs’ April Issue: The Cost And Quality Of Cancer Care

The April issue of Health Affairs contains a cluster of papers focusing on the cost and quality of cancer care. Other subjects covered in the issue: health care payment reform; the diminished number of uninsured young adults; and regulatory approval of new drugs by the FDA. Publication of...

Health Affairs Event Reminder: The Cost And Quality Of Cancer Care

Cancer is the second leading cause of death among US adults, and cancer care now costs in excess of $125 billion each year in the United States alone. Cancer has also become the second leading cause of death worldwide, making it an increasing priority in low- and middle-income countries. The...

Latest Health Wonk Review

If you haven't already, take a look at the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review, hosted at Wing of Zock by Jennifer Salopek. Jennifer includes Charles Roehrig's Health Affairs Blog post, "What Is Behind The Post-Recession Bend In The Health Care Cost Curve?”

Health Affairs Briefing: The Cost And Quality Of Cancer Care

Cancer is the second leading cause of death among US adults, and cancer care now costs in excess of $125 billion each year in the United States alone. Cancer has also become the second leading cause of death worldwide, making it an increasing priority in low- and middle-income countries. The...

The Latest Health Wonk Review

Check out Wright on Health, where Brad Wright has a Spring Forward edition of the Health Wonk Review. Brad's Review, which more than makes up for the lost hour of sleep, cites Health Affairs Blog's set of posts on the King v. Burwell oral arguments. Brad links to Tim Jost's post, which in turn...

Health Affairs Web First: Assessing Efforts To ‘Solve The Sustainable Growth Rate Formula Conundrum’

On April 1, unless Congress acts to prevent it, the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) fee cut will take effect, dictating a 21.2 percent reduction in Medicare physician fees. A new commentary, released today by Health Affairs as a Web First, assesses last year’s bipartisan and bicameral...

The Latest Health Wonk Review

David Williams has the tenth anniversary edition of the Health Wonk Review up at Health Business Blog. David's interesting review includes Tim Jost's series of Health Affairs Blog posts unpacking the final 2016 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters rule and final 2016 Letter to Issuers in...

Health Affairs’ March Issue: The Benefits And Limitations Of Information

The March issue of Health Affairs contains papers focusing on the benefits---and the limitations---of information-gathering processes as a way to solve health system problems. Studies in this variety issue examine US hospital rating systems, disclaimers on dietary supplements, state...

Health Affairs Web First: Assessing Health And Health Care Perceptions In sub-Saharan Africa

A large share of Western aid to developing countries goes to sub-Saharan Africa, a region where spending on health care is around $100 per person in 2005 price-adjusted terms. This region, which experienced large gains in life expectancy in the years following World War II, suffered...

The Latest Health Wonk Review

Last week Peggy Salvatore posted a Valentine's Day edition of the Health Wonk Review at the Health System Ed blog. Peggy includes Ron Pollack's Health Affairs Blog "Contributing Voices" post arguing that both the text of the Affordable Care Act and congressional intent indicate that premium tax...