June 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Barriers to Care: Financial
January 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
The American Cancer Society expanded its Health Insurance Assistance Service to allow the organization to collect cancer patients’ stories of their experience with the Affordable Care Act, and to share them with media and policy-makers.
October 14, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment - the first to use a randomized approach to analyze the impact of expanding a Medicaid program to low-income adults - yielded surprising findings regarding physical, mental, and financial well-being.
July 31, 2014 | New Public Health Post
A new interactive dataset from Public Health Law Research (PHLR) enables researchers, policymakers, media and others to track historical changes in both the federal and state minimum wages.
Do Patients and Their Physicians Communicate About Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs and Their Impact on Health?
January 24, 2013 | Story
Though most patients wanted to talk with their doctor about out-of-pocket expenses, only 35 percent of physicians and 15 percent of patients reported ever having discussed them.
January 7, 2013 | Program Results Report
Since 2001, More Than Wheels has helped nearly 1,500 low-income families in New England purchase reliable, fuel-efficient cars. The program also works to give people skills to improve their financial stability and their overall health and well-being.
January 23, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF New Connections alumna Janice Johnson Dias argues that Investing in health is our best anti-poverty policy.
January 14, 2014 | Survey/Poll
The purpose of this study was to understand consumers’ perceptions of barriers to enrolling in coverage before the end of the current open enrollment period (March 31, 2014).
December 27, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
The children of poor Cincinnati neighborhoods are 88 times more likely to require hospitalization to treat asthma than their peers across town.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
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.