Tag Archives: American Health Care Act
With the potential for increased coverage of eating disorder treatment through parity clarification and appropriate federal regulations, there will be a burgeoning interest in quality performance from regulators, payers, and the public.
June 28, 2017
From the lens of economics, we draw an analogy to per capita payments in health insurance markets and explain how the currently proposed reforms threaten the core programmatic purpose of Medicaid by incentivizing states to limit care and coverage to the states’ most vulnerable residents.
June 26, 2017
Eleven million Americans are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. Of these dually eligible beneficiaries, roughly 80 percent qualify for help paying for their Medicare coverage through the Medicare Savings Programs.
June 15, 2017
Even with new encouragement from the Trump administration, states that want to develop a reinsurance plan for the 2018 plan year will need to act fast.
June 9, 2017
Like most large pieces of legislation, the ACA got some things right and some things wrong. In evaluating how to move forward, we can benefit from seven years of research on its implementation.
June 7, 2017
The overall thrust of the CBO’s report is surely correct, and the task of the US Senate now is to improve the bill.
June 6, 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
Even if the US Senate substantially changes the American Health Care Act, California’s notoriously cyclical economy may ultimately render the state’s heroic health care coverage expansion untenable.
May 30, 2017
By combining two shots of conservative orthodoxy with one overflowing progressive one, and stirring slowly, it is not at all far-fetched to envision an endgame cocktail for our health care system that covers everyone, decreases costs, and can pass Congress.
May 11, 2017
Policy proposals that maintain the prohibition on preexisting condition exclusions without other protections are providing an empty promise to those with health problems and those who may suffer a health problem in the future.
May 2, 2017