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Health Spending Growth Slower after ACA

Healthcare delivery and financing in the United States has undergone considerable changes in the past decade, especially with the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. In addition to providing affordable healthcare coverage to more [...]

August 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

At The Precipice

We stand at a defining point for health care in America. What is our next best step? Overwhelmingly, people believe that fixing the Affordable Care Act is the better way to proceed when compared with repealing and replacing a law that has already [...]

July 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Battle over Medicaid

Over the last several weeks, a common debate on whether Medicaid improves health has reemerged in the context of the Republican health care proposals. Adding to this debate is a recent study of the experience of Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky, [...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

By ‘n By Hard Times Comes A-Knocking

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped people living in low-income areas of Kentucky, reducing income-related health disparities. Specifically, people living in zip codes with the highest concentrations of poverty reported the largest improvements in [...]

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Health

Thomas Jefferson included the health of the American people as a specific right when he uttered, “Without health there is no happiness.” Yet, among these inalienable rights – life and the pursuit of happiness – appear to be denied by [...]

July 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

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