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To Advance Health Equity, Use the Data—Don’t Just Collect Them, Officials Say

June 23, 2021

At a session of AHIP 2021 Institute and Expo Online, the head of North Carolina's health and human services department and a health equity policy advisor in the Biden administration discussed how collecting and using data to achieve health equity is ultimately a policy decision.

Are Payment Reform Efforts Enough to Fix Future Medicare Financing Woes?

March 11, 2021

During a session presented at the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) National Health Policy Conference, Michael Chernew, PhD, the director of Healthcare Markets and Regulation Lab at Harvard Medical School, and Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, founding director at Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, discussed the potential for Medicare innovation and reforms in 2021 and beyond.

In American Rescue Plan, ACA Exchanges Start Clock for New Enrollees

March 11, 2021

The $1.9 trillion spending package aimed at providing COVID-19 relief for those with low and middle incomes also represents the biggest investment in the exchange marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since the landmark law was passed 11 years ago.

Private-Public Partnerships Aim to Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity, Distribution Disparities

March 09, 2021

In a session presented at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP’s) National Health Policy Conference, federal health officials and health plan representatives highlighted successes of the country’s ongoing COVID-19 vaccine rollout, placing particular emphasis on the role equity plays in distribution.