January 24, 2013
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 Result 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.
September 1, 2010
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.
March 26, 2013
Forces Driving Implementation of the CAHPS® Clinician & Group Survey is part of a suite of resources on patient experience designed by AF4Q to assist community health collaboratives.
August 7, 2012
Human Capital Blog
Americans’ visits to physicians had become less frequent in recent years, at least in part because of patients’ financial concerns. But they’re apparently beginning to pick up again. American Medical News reports that recent data from insurers, con ...
To support policy analysis, research, and projects that will provide public and private decision leaders with useful and timely information on health care policy, financing, and organization issues.
Program to maximize enrollment in Medicaid, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary, Selected Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary, and Qualified Individual programs.
Program to test innovative, comprehensive state approaches to improving access to oral health services for low-income, minority and disabled populations.
To help states develop and implement policies that expand access to health insurance coverage.
To invent, prove and diffuse innovations in systems of provider payments and nonfinancial incentives that will encourage and reward high-quality care.