In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
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.
October 12, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary identifies methods to slow the increase in health care costs in the United States. The current proposed expansion of health insurance will cost the country an estimated trillion dollars over 10 years. To make this expansion possible, increases in the cost of health care must be curbed.
October 1, 2009 | Commentary
Physician groups and societies often have clear, well-known views on health refor, therefore, the views of physicians in general are not always understood. This article describes a national survey of physicians' views regarding health reform, showing a majority of physicians (62.9%) supported public and private plans.
September 2, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary addresses the differences between cost shifting and cost cutting and identifies the reasons why health care in the United States is more expensive per capita than the health care of any other nation.
July 2, 2008 | Commentary
This paper explores the concept of accountable care systems (ACS), which may help improve the quality and care provided by physicians and hospitals in the United States. The authors offer several suggestions for implementing these organizational structures.
August 19, 2008 | Commentary
This paper suggests that major health reform must address poor quality amid rampant expense, with greater reliance on technology assessment and cost effectiveness.
February 1, 2007 | Commentary
This is a commentary in response to the Issue Brief: Deficit Reduction Act Citizenship Requirements through the Eyes of Covering Kids & Families® (CKF) grantees
November 25, 2007 | Commentary
This paper explores four key areas where changes in federal and state law that will be necessary to implement health care reform.
December 1, 2007 | Commentary
This paper shows that a substantial change in the U.S. approach to health care funding is central to any sustainable, comprehensive reform that focuses on improved quality.