Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act
One puzzling aspect of this and previous repeal efforts is that they nearly succeeded in spite of widespread public support for the core elements of the ACA that would have been overturned.
October 16, 2017
For a new program called Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems, the RWJF seeks to fund rigorous empirical studies that are timely and will directly inform the policy process. Such research is critical, given the fluid nature of the current policy environment.
June 1, 2017
A few recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) efforts reflect its evolving interest in promoting access to health data of various types. For its new Health Data for Action program, it partners with athenahealth and the Health Care Cost Institute.
May 17, 2017
There is bipartisan agreement on the goal of promoting more efficient and effective health care. The debate is over the best way to accomplish the goal, not the goal itself.
April 20, 2017
We’ve created a new resource hub where you can find all of our most recent articles, blog posts, briefs, etc. on this timely topic.
December 16, 2016
The repeal and replace “two step” is fraught with difficulty, bolder than the ACA itself, and far from certain to succeed.
December 7, 2016
A new Web First from Health Affairs estimates that in 2015 health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 5.8 percent and reached $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person.
December 2, 2016
Without a doubt, the next administration and Congress will face difficult decisions about how best to address the challenges facing the individual health insurance market. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is sponsoring a competition for teams of actuaries to develop solutions to improve that...
October 11, 2016
Leadership change will be coming at the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health.
September 16, 2016
Six years after the Affordable Care Act became law, foundation policy staffers talked about what could have been done differently to support its implementation. A key lesson: When complex issues like health reform are caught up in partisan battles, the need for advocacy support persists well...
September 14, 2016