In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
February 26, 2013 | Commentary/News Release
A statement from Foundation President Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, regarding the February 2013 announcement from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
June 28, 2012 | Commentary/Story
Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey comments on the landmark decision.
June 11, 2012 | Commentary/Story
UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna are determined to not be held hostage by the political and judicial process and for their leadership in ensuring Americans have access to the health care they need.
October 1, 2011 | Commentary
Making judgments about how much a person could pay for health insurance is difficult?even for an expert panel member.
February 1, 2011 | Commentary
State Health Access Reform (SHARE) projects help build an evidence-based resource for health reform at the state level.
January 19, 2011 | Commentary
Short hospital stays, rehospitalizations and transitions among health care settings have become increasingly common. Financial policy changes should be implemented to incentivize longer hospital stays and better-coordinated post-discharge care.
December 2, 2010 | Commentary
The United States has extremely costly health care relative to countries with national health insurance because of the role of special interests in the American political system and because of a lack of emphasis on redistribution of resources.
September 1, 2010 | Commentary
Providing financial incentives to hospitals to improve quality is increasingly common, yet little is known about its effect on hospitals that provide care for poorer patients. In this study, researchers looked at how financial incentives affected those hospitals serving larger, poorer populations.
May 12, 2010 | Commentary
Economist Victor Fuchs, Ph.D., outlines what distinguishes health care from other goods and services and why we should be concerned about rising health care expenditures.
January 14, 2010 | Commentary
"Play-or-pay" presents employers with a choice: purchase health insurance policies for their workers or pay a penalty, in the form of a payroll tax. This practice perspective argues that "play-or-pay" rules will create an unfair distribution of health insurance subsidies.