• February 25, 2014Web First
  • Sub-Saharan Africans Give World's Lowest Health Ratings

  • The study, using data from the Gallup Organization's 2012 World Poll, found that only 42.4 percent of Sub-Saharan Africans felt there was enough high-quality health care in their community, the lowest in the world.
  • Angus S. Deaton and Robert Tortora
  • February 25, 2015Health Care Trends
  • What To Watch For In 2015

  • Susan DeVore says 2015 health policy trends will include interoperability, bundled payment, transparency, care innovation, and debates over specialty drug prices.
  • February 24, 2015Public Health
  • Menu Labeling’s Indirect Benefits

  • Sarah Bleich, Julia Wolfson, and Marian Jarlenski note that evidence linking menu labeling to consumer purchasing behavior is weak, but labeling may bring indirect public health gains.
  • February 22, 2015Affordable Care Act
  • The 2016 ACA Exchange Rules

  • Timothy Jost unpacks the provisions of CMS' final 2016 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters rule and its final 2016 Letter to Issuers in the federal exchange.
  • Risk Corridors (Updated)

  • An amendment to the 2015 federal budget continuing appropriation raises a question: Will insurers receive their full 2014 risk corridor payments?February 19, 2015
  • The Two-Midnight Rule

  • Hospitals are paid differently for treating inpatients versus outpatients. With a new rule, CMS has tried to clarify when it is appropriate to admit someone as an inpatient.January 22, 2015