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A Policy Prescription for 2018

The controversy over health care reform often boils down to two issues: coverage and cost. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made significant impact on the coverage issue, dropping the uninsured rate below 10% for the first time in the recorded history [...]

January 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

That’s where the money is

When asked why he robbed banks, the famous robber Wille Sutton supposedly said: “Because that’s where the money is.” End-of-life medical spending has long attracted attention from healthcare policymakers for the same reason. Medicare spends a [...]

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Home Visits Help the Elderly

A mixed methods study explored the effectiveness of five different home visiting programs on reducing hospitalizations, ED visits, and expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries. These programs use care teams comprised of registered nurses or lay [...]

May 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

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