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Preventing Suicides with Sensible Gun Laws

In 2013, suicides were the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Of the over 40,000 suicides, about half were carried out by firearms. Source: Flickr/CC A study published in the American Journal of Public Health this year found that [...]

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The First Five Years of the ACA in Review

This article is the second of a two part series. See article one here. Cost of Care: The ACA encouraged the creation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to integrate and coordinate patients’ health care experiences. Under the Medicare Shared [...]

June 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

The First Five Years of the ACA in Review

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) turned five in March of this year and the authors of this Health Policy Report in The New England Journal of Medicine describe the milestones that the law has reached so far: Source: WhiteHouse.gov Since the [...]

June 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Elderly and Poor with Limited Options

The 2013 repeal of the CLASS Act, which was intended to provide long term care insurance to millions of participating Americans, means that affordable financing of long term care insurance remains out of reach for many. Currently, the bulk of [...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Foreshadowing Pitfalls for the Affordable Care Act

Several countries have implemented healthcare systems that seek to attain universal health insurance through private markets. Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland have already embarked on this journey and can serve as guides for the United [...]

May 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

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