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Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid

Health care coverage, from private insurance to employer-provided health care to public programs like Medicare and Medicaid, can have various impacts on people’s use of health care and, ultimately, their health and well-being.

Blog Post

Health Policy in 2018: Experts Tout State Innovation, Progress on Social Determinants, and Highlight Importance of Evidence in Policymaking

As the country and its leaders consider the future shape and scope of health care coverage, hundreds from across the health policy community converged at the National Health Policy Conference.
Posted Feb 6, 2018 By Bemnet Faris, Lauren Adams, M.A.
Blog Post

New Research to Examine Markets, Medicaid and More

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently awarded seven grants with broad relevance to current health reform debates. From analysis of insurer marketplace exits to the effects of Medicaid expansion on physicians’ capacity to meet rising demand, these studies will produce findings to inform a range of current and potential health policies in the U.S.
Posted Feb 5, 2018 By Lauren Gerlach, M.P.P.
Past Event

State Flexibility in a New Era: What are the Research Priorities for §1115 Demonstration and §1332 Waiver Evaluations?

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AcademyHealth hosted this expert meeting to explore research priorities related to the evaluation of Section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations and Section 1332 state innovation waivers.

Date & Time Oct. 17, 2017, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location Washington Marriott at Metro Center