Lucy Larner is an assistant editor at Health Affairs. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she majored in history.
Recent Posts by Lucy Larner
The August issue of Health Affairs, a variety issue, includes a number of papers focusing on the role of consumers and competition in achieving a more efficient and higher quality health care system.
August 7, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
Effective policy interventions targeting health behaviors could help a larger fraction of the US population achieve the health benefits observed in this study.”
July 19, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
The July issue of Health Affairs explores topics related to advanced illness and end-of-life care. Often when needs are as much social and spiritual as they are medical, people are confronted with a fragmented, rescue-driven health care system that produces miraculous results but also...
July 5, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
A new study finds that black patients in traditional Medicare were 33 percent more likely than white patients to be readmitted to the hospital within thirty days.
June 21, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
A new study presents highlights from the latest data set, which covers 1991 to 2014, a period that included the initial implementation of the Affordable Care Act as well as an economic recession and subsequent recovery.
June 14, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
As editor-in-chief Alan Weil wrote in his May issue letter, “We didn’t plan it this way, but this month’s Health Affairs could have been called the myth-busting issue.”
May 1, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
Health Affairs Web First: ACA Did Not Negatively Impact Budgets Of States Expanding Medicaid In 2014–15
A new study, released by Health Affairs as a Web First, is the first national look at the impact on state budgets of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
April 13, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
A new study examined results from the 2014 and 2015 risk adjustment and reinsurance programs for ACA-compliant individual market plans, to evaluate how risk adjustment and reinsurance transfers varied across insurers and to assess how these program payments compared across insurers given their...
March 29, 2017 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
The October issue of Health Affairs, a variety issue, includes several reports detailing aspects of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a time when the latest census data shows the smallest-ever share of the US population without health insurance.
October 4, 2016 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs