February 2020

Risk Adjustment in Home Health Care CAHPS

February 13, 2020


The authors disagree with previous research concluding that the Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Services (CAHPS) publicly reported data are insufficiently adjusted for patient comorbidities.

Expand Predeductible Coverage Without Increasing Premiums or Deductibles

February 13, 2020


Innovative, cost-neutral plan designs that cover more essential services on a predeductible basis, while decreasing exposure to and spending on harmful care, would better meet the clinical and financial needs of millions of Americans.

Do Americans Have the Political Will to Tackle Healthcare Costs? A Q&A With Gail Wilensky, PhD

February 13, 2020


To mark the 25th anniversary of the journal, each issue in 2020 will include an interview with a healthcare thought leader. For the February issue, we turned to Gail Wilensky, PhD, an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE.