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September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
December 7, 2011 | News Release
In new, national survey, three in four physicians wish the health care system would pay for costs associated with connecting patients to services that address their social needs.
March 1, 2004 | Journal Article
This study examines the effect of community factors and individual factors on access to ambulatory care for low income adults in 54 metropolitan areas across the United States. Two indicators were used to measure access: (1) having a usual source of ...
May 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Experts estimate that by 2020 almost half of all Americans will have a chronic illness and 24 percent will have more than one. But how prevalent are chronic conditions today? This study addressed that question using the 1998 Medical Expenditure Pane ...
July 1, 2004 | Journal Article
In 2003 citizens of Canada, the United Kingdom, and France paid an average of 34-59 percent of what Americans paid for a similar market basket of pharmaceuticals. This paper explores some issues surrounding the infamous "doughnut hole" in the new Me ...