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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

A Policy Prescription for 2017

In the past year, liberal health reformers have seen a backlash against their health reform policies. Single payer reforms failed in Vermont and Colorado. And tales of proposed 25% rate increases in the Affordable Care Act (AMA) Marketplaces may [...]

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Policy Prescription for 2016

3. Gun Violence & Mental Health Some would say that the only thing mental health and gun violence have in common is that politicians keep conflating the two issues. To a small degree, that is correct. However, as long as , I feel that dealing [...]

January 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Policy Prescription for 2016

Since the founding of Policy Prescriptions®, I have written an essay on the most important health policy decisions for the year ahead. Last year I suggested a few compromises upon which might be wiling to agree. Despite a lack of action on this, [...]

January 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

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