Tag Archives: From the Archives

From The Archives: Prices And Consumer Shopping

Higher deductibles and cost sharing are often touted as ways to help consumers be better shoppers. But what does the research say about the ability to truly shop for health care services? Here’s what we know based on research published in the pages of Health Affairs.

July 19, 2017

From The Archives: Pharmaceutical Pricing

Welcome to “From the Archives,” a Health Affairs Blog series, where we take a timely topic and delve into the literature and history, from a Health Affairs angle, of course. Harvoni, Sovaldi, Repatha, Daraprim. Four drugs that have made news for how much they cost patients and insurers. But...

November 24, 2015

From The Archives: Deductibles And Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Welcome to “From the Archives,” a new Health Affairs Blog series, where we take a timely topic and delve into the literature and history, from a Health Affairs angle, of course. We recently published a Web First with results from a Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey of employers, showing...

September 29, 2015