Health Policy

Providing research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.

Latest Health Affairs/RWJF Health Policy Issue Briefs

E-Cigarettes and Federal Regulation

July 10, 2014 | Issue Brief

E-cigarettes, virtually non-existent 10 years ago, have skyrocketed in popularity.

Risk Corridors

June 26, 2014 | Issue Brief

The risk corridor program has proven to be one of the more controversial aspects of the ACA with critics, including a number of Republicans in Congress, characterizing the program as an insurer bailout.

Transitioning to ICD-10

June 12, 2014 | Issue Brief

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated that it intends to establish October 1, 2015, as the new ICD-10 implementation date.

The Multi-State Plan Program (2014 Update)

May 29, 2014 | Issue Brief

This policy brief updates an earlier brief from April 2013 on the multi-state plan program based on the experience of the program during the first open enrollment period.

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Polling the Nation

Working with the Harvard School of Public Health and National Public Radio, RWJF conducts nationwide polls on important health policy issues.

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