Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act
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
A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation examines telehealth parity laws in the United States.
August 15, 2016
As community health needs assessments expand to focus on a broader array of health issues and social determinants of health, we can expect hospital community benefit resources to follow in that direction. Health grantmakers have an important role to play in this evolving field.
June 8, 2016
About one-quarter of Texans surveyed, regardless of insurance status, lacked confidence in understanding basic health insurance terminology, the Episcopal Health Foundation, in Houston, found.
April 21, 2016