In Focus Blog
February 24, 2017
The shift is almost entirely due to a boost of support from independents. Respondents also overwhelmingly support keeping funds for Medicaid expansion.
February 23, 2017
The results are important given the concentration of Medicare beneficiaries who are in Medicaid and being treated for multiple chronic conditions.
February 22, 2017
A popular strategy to help stem the tide of opioid-related deaths has been the implementation of laws that expand access to naloxone, the drug that halts and reverses overdoses. A recent paper has found that these laws did in fact save lives.
February 21, 2017
The results follow a separate report that outlined the reasons why low-income workers don't seek preventive care, and what can be done.
February 20, 2017
Two surveys, one each for patients and providers, reveal gaps between patient confidence to manage disease or pain and what they'd like to see from their physicians.
February 17, 2017
The policy brief outlines House GOP thinking on a universal, refundable, and portable tax credit, state-based high-risk pools, and how to repeal Medicaid expansion. But many specifics, including what it would cost a typical family, are unclear.
February 16, 2017
The study found that the average healthcare cost of an unnecessary shock was $4470, and 42% of the patients captured in the data received an inappropriate shock. The group included 41% in Medicare.
February 15, 2017
The Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies held a hearing today to discuss mental health treatments and services, as witnesses discussed the progress they had seen and further steps needed to solve the crisis.