Recent Posts by Health Affairs

Health Affairs Briefing: Choosing Wisely — Opportunities and Challenges in Curbing Medical Overuse

“Choosing Wisely” is an initiative launched in 2012 by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports -- and which has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -- to advance a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary...

October 11, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs October Issue: Emergency Departments, Behavioral Health & More

The October issue of Health Affairs includes several studies relating to the ultimate health care safety net: the emergency department (ED).

October 2, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Policy Primers: Prescription Drug Pricing And Consumer Costs

The final set in a series of health policy briefs looks at key factors that explain the many issues determining consumer out-of-pocket spending and contribute to the confusion between list prices and net prices.

September 14, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs New Issue: Market Concentration

The September issue of Health Affairs includes a group of studies examining different aspects of health care markets: market concentration, preserving competition, and provider networks.

September 5, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs Briefing: Understanding The Value Of Innovations In Medicine

On September 13 Health Affairs will sponsor a forum for policymakers to examine various frameworks for formally defining and measuring value and discuss the public policy issues and strategies attendant to their use.

August 18, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Policy Primers: Public Coverage And Prescription Drug Pricing

The second set of prescription drug briefs tell the story of different prescription drug coverage mechanisms (who pays whom and how much), how they interact with other pricing measures, and what future reforms might look like.

August 10, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Request For Abstracts: Precision Medicine

The rapid development of technologies in precision medicine has generated important questions for public policy makers, private sector leaders, and the public that we intend to explore in the May 2018 issue.

July 26, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs Web First: ACA Reduced Disparities In Health Care Access

The United States has the largest socioeconomic disparities in health care access of any wealthy country—but a new study, released by Health Affairs as a Web First, examines how the ACA has reduced that gap.

July 26, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

From Obamacare To Trumpcare

Health Affairs' newly redesigned and expanded Obamacare to Trumpcare Hub provides a place for trusted, timely, and organized analysis of changes in the health care system.

June 9, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs

Health Affairs Briefing: Pursuing Health Equity

Please join us on Tuesday, June 6, at a forum at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, featuring a high-level conversation on the issues with experts.

May 30, 2017Elsewhere@ Health Affairs