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Who’s Responsible for Decreased Health Care Spending?

A recent study explored whether there is a relationship between the healthcare spending of uninsured individuals – sorted by citizenship status – prior to and during the Great Recession using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) database. [...]

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

ACA Progress Report: What has changed so far?

The first open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act closed on March 31, with 8 million Americans enrolled by the deadline. The marketplace re-opens in November, though individuals can register at any time if they lose insurance because of a [...]

August 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Does Health Insurance Help?

Source: Alan Cleaver (Flickr / Creative Commons) While it has been estimated that 45,000 Americans perish unnecessarily each year due to lack of health insurance, there has been some mixed evidence about the mortality benefit of expanding coverage, [...]

June 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Is the Affordable Care Act toxic to workers?

Image: Don DeBold (Creative Commons / Flickr) The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Health Care Workforce is a nurse-authored paper that appeared in a recent Heritage Foundation Backgrounder. In it, the author concludes that the Affordable [...]

June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

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