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.
Author Topher Spiro argues that drugs should be priced based on their effectiveness.
Report Sustainable drug pricing requires paying for drugs based on their benefits to patients.
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.
Issue Brief The Supreme Court should not expect Congress to act to prevent disastrous consequences.
Issue Brief Targeted reforms will help more Americans afford the long-term care they are likely to need in the coming decades.
Fact Sheet New proton therapy technology costs Medicare and seniors millions of dollars but offers zero improvement for prostate cancer patients.
Fact Sheet A new CAP analysis finds that one drug company’s packaging decision costs Medicare and seniors more than $1 billion per year.
Issue Brief The next round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins in November. To avoid problems and to optimize the consumer experience, a new, more effective management structure is essential for the next phase of implementation.
Topher Spiro, Dr. Christopher Lillis, and Thomas Huelskoetter explore the Virginia General Assembly's debate on mental health reform and Medicaid.