Tiered Subscription categories

Health Affairs' institutional subscriptions are based on a Tiered system, reflecting the type and size of the organization. Each subscription is designated to one geographic location with online access for multiple users. If you are unsure of your category, please contact us at subs@healthaffairs.org for assistance.


Academic
Tier

University offering post-graduate degrees
3

College or University with no advanced degree program
2

Primary/secondary school
1



Medical

Healthcare network, insurer
4

Hospital/Medical Center: Tertiary-level, teaching or research hospital
3

Community-level hospital or outpatient clinic
2

Private practice office
1



Public/Non-Profit

Health policy/advocacy group, health research organization, or 'think tank'
4

Charitable organization/professional society/labor union
2

Independent research library
2

Non-research public library
1



Government

National government agency or large research institute
4

VA Hospital
2

Local, municipal-level and small government offices
2



Corporate

For-profit organization at a National level with 500 or more staff
5

 

(Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Financial Management organizations for example

For-profit organization with 26 - 500 staff at a single site
4

Consulting firm, independent company, or organization with 25 or fewer staff
3