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Emily Oshima Lee Archives

Comparing the Effectiveness of Health Care

Doctor working on tablet article icon Issue Brief The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, should rapidly increase its investment in comparative effectiveness research, or CER.

by Neera Tanden, Zeke Emanuel, Topher Spiro, Emily Oshima Lee, Thomas Huelskoetter | Friday, January 24, 2014

The Effect of Childhood Vaccine Exemptions on Disease Outbreaks

article icon Issue Brief A recent increase in voluntary exemptions from childhood vaccinations threatens Americans’ public health. We look at how to correct the problem.

by Emily Oshima Lee, Lindsay Rosenthal, Gabriel Scheffler | Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Costs of Delaying the Individual Mandate

Calls for a one-year delay of the individual mandate due to technical issues with the Affordable Care Act rollout are unnecessary and harmful.

by Emily Oshima Lee | Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Threat of Self-Insured Small Businesses to People of Color

Small businesses may choose an option under the Affordable Care Act that would disproportionately harm minority employees.

by Andrea-Gale Okoro and Emily Oshima Lee | Friday, August 16, 2013

The Threat of Self-Insured Plans Among Small Businesses

Small business article icon Issue Brief A move by small businesses toward self-insurance schemes could undermine the reforms of the Affordable Care Act and offer fewer protections for workers.

by Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima Lee | Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Only 3 Years Old, the Affordable Care Act Is Already Having a Big Impact

Brianny AbreauThe changes Obamacare is making to the way our health care is delivered and paid for benefits millions of American families.

by Emily Oshima Lee | Monday, March 25, 2013

The Ryan Budget Includes Devastating Health Care Cost Increases for Seniors—Again

Senior in doctor's officeThe latest House Republican budget resolution’s treatment of Medicare will result in higher annual premiums for seniors and increasingly unaffordable health care costs in retirement.

by Emily Oshima Lee | Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Shared Decision Making Improves Care and Reduces Costs

Doctor and patient in doctor's officePhysicians should more widely use shared decision making, which will benefit physicians and patients alike.

by Emily Oshima Lee and Zeke Emanuel | Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Infographic: Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age to 67 Would Increase Costs and Harm Seniors

An infographic shows how raising the eligibility age would increase health care costs and cause harm to seniors across the country.

by Lindsay Rosenthal and Emily Oshima Lee | Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Alternatives to Fee-for-Service Payments in Health Care

Hospital room book_alt2 icon Report The move away from fee-for-service payments is gaining momentum as insurance payers, health care providers, and consumers recognize that the system simply doesn’t work—either from a cost or quality perspective.

by Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima Lee | Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Infographic: America’s High Health Care Costs

A series of graphics from Maura Calsyn, Emily Oshima Lee, and Danny Schwaber shows that our health care spending is out of control.

by Maura Calsyn, Emily Oshima Lee, Danny Schwaber | Thursday, July 26, 2012

Update: How Obamacare Is Benefiting Americans

Emily Oshima gives the latest numbers on how health reform is helping people get the care they need.

by Emily Oshima Lee | Thursday, July 12, 2012

Interactive Map: Why the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Medicaid Creates Uncertainty for Millions

cursor icon Interactive Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima show that the Supreme Court's ruling means those most in need may not be able to gain insurance through Medicaid.

by Maura Calsyn and Emily Oshima Lee | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Interactive Map: How Health Reform Is Helping Your State

cursor icon Interactive Map from Emily Oshima lets you see how the Affordable Care Act has improved health care in your neck of the woods.

by Emily Oshima Lee and Katrina Womble | Monday, March 19, 2012

Big Ideas for Small Business

Three improvements to the federal health department’s online insurance-finder tool will make it easier for small businesses to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act, writes Emily Oshima.

by Emily Oshima Lee | Thursday, January 12, 2012