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.
Republican ACA Repeal Bill Would Unravel the Market Even Before It Goes into Effect
Negotiation Plus: A Framework for Value-Based Drug Pricing Negotiation
Kentucky’s Medicaid Ultimatum Threatens Beneficiaries’ Health
New Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposal Tests Ways to Lower Drug Expenditures
Re-Evaluating the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Lawmakers in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and Kansas continue to play politics with their citizens’ health care by demanding federal funding for the low-income pool while refusing to expand Medicaid.
The Affordable Care Act can help address discrimination against LGBT people and their families in health coverage and care—but the law’s protections must clearly include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Congressional leaders are intent on using every opportunity to try and eliminate access to abortion, including in critical bills funding health care and assistance for victims of human trafficking. But there are important differences in the bills’ abortion language that must be considered.
Recent policy change affecting abortion care has mainly included reducing access, but some states and laws are actually increasing access.
King v. Burwell has the potential to undo all of the significant improvements to health care in America by creating a death spiral of higher premiums for fewer, sicker customers.
It’s time for Congress to show that its words are more than mere rhetoric—that they are instead backed by concrete action and accountability on the issues important to women and their families.
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.
This Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear King v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
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.