The debate over health care is not over. The public is not satisfied with the status quo, and reform is still necessary, especially to improve care for the poor.
We propose a framework for health care reform that focuses on supporting person-centered care. With continued innovation toward more personalized care, this is the best way to improve care and health while also bending the curve of health care cost growth.
The adoption of a defined-benefit approach to federal health subsidies can improve the understanding of both consumers and providers that resources are limited and choices must be made, but those decisions should not be dictated from Washington through regulatory controls.
At this event, Mark V. Pauly discussed his new book, Reform without Side Effects.
In an era of national health care reform, this volume is an invaluable resource for policymakers tasked with crafting policies that balance the distinct needs of taxpayers, providers, and the poor.
Experts in health care policy reached a consensus on a set of concrete, feasible steps that show promise for slowing spending growth and improving quality in health care.
Medicaid matching rate reform has long been recognized as needed on equity grounds.
As Congress contemplates major revisions to America’s health care system, two leading health economists warn that significant differences among state Medicaid programs will hinder national health care reform.
Medicare might be preserved through a system of credits or vouchers for senior health care that grow at a financially sustainable rate.