Zeke Emanuel and Topher Spiro discuss if the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges are sustainable.
Topher Spiro discusses why the U.S. Department of Justice's most recent action comes at a critical moment for the health care system and antitrust policy.
Issue Brief PCORI has made some progress but needs to act quickly to make a bigger impact on comparative effectiveness research.
Issue Brief More than 2 million pregnant women will be potentially at risk from Zika this summer and fall.
Report States should take the lead in implementing innovative cost control and quality improvement reforms.
Topher Spiro and Lanhee Chen discuss the bipartisan benefits of investing in nurse coaching programs.
Issue Brief Experiences from past mergers show that divestitures most likely will not be a successful remedy in the proposed Aetna-Humana merger.
Issue Brief A proposed merger between Aetna and Humana, two of the country’s largest health insurance companies, likely would increase costs for consumers and taxpayers.
Topher Spiro and Meghan O'Toole describe how home-visiting programs can improve the lives of families in Pennsylvania and save millions of dollars for the state.
Report Creating a new Medicaid benefit for evidence-based home visiting services would simplify funding and allow states and communities to scale services, improve outcomes for families, and produce significant savings for states and the federal government.
Author Topher Spiro argues that drugs should be priced based on their effectiveness.
Report Medicare’s Pioneer ACO Model has shown modest yet improving results so far. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should make improvements to the Pioneer ACO Model while also expanding bundled payment reforms.
Report Cost shifting from employers to employees—not the Affordable Care Act—is the reason why employees continue to experience growing health care costs. Employees should be aware of these cost-shifting efforts and share in health care cost savings.
Issue Brief The new Medicare goal for payment reform is a significant milestone toward improving patient care and making health care spending more sustainable. CAP recommends these next steps to help achieve this goal.