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  • This webinar, hosted by USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism with support from NIHCM Foundation, will look at groundbreaking new research on what private insurance plans are paying for common procedures in markets across the country and how those prices are influenced by provider consolidation.

  • Living in poverty can have serious health consequences. Lower-income Americans are at higher risk of developing chronic diseases, and providers report challenges ensuring compliance with treatment guidelines when their patients have limited resources.

  • Americans spend more than $30 billion a year on vitamins and supplements. But how do we know these pills are safe? In Supplements and Safety, FRONTLINE, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation team up to investigate the supplement industry...

  • To recognize the critical role of researchers and journalists in improving the health care system, each year NIHCM Foundation presents awards for outstanding work in these fields. We are pleased to announce a call for entries for our 22nd annual awards program.

  • The New York Times has a front-page story today highlighting new research about variations in health spending. This research, led by Yale University's Zack Cooper and supported by grants from NIHCM Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund, marks a major advance in the understanding of prices and spending in private insurance.

  • NIHCM Foundation hosted a webinar on strategies to improve adolescent health and reduce teen pregnancy...

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The NIHCM Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America's health care system.

The Foundation conducts research, policy analysis and educational activities on a range of health care issues. It fosters dialogue between the private health care industry and government to find workable solutions to health system problems.

The Foundation gives awards each year for excellence in health care research and journalism. It also serves as a clearinghouse for information on health care issues.

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January 2016

Medicaid Expansion: State of Play and What's to Come

The Medicaid expansion landscape is evolving: newly elected governors in Kentucky and Louisiana are likely to revisit their states’ expansion decisions... 

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November 2015

Reducing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Tennessee

Rising prescription painkiller abuse and the simultaneous increase in heroin dependence have led to an alarming growth in the number of infants born with neonatal...

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July 2015

Health Plan Approaches to Child Injury Prevention

Injury is the number one killer of children and teens in the United States. Many of these injuries are preventable...

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June 2015

Small Business Health Insurance Coverage in a Post-ACA World

Employees of small businesses have much lower rates of insurance coverage and less generous benefits than their peers at bigger companies...

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May 2015

The Outlook for Reforming Payments to Graduate Medical Education

The federal government invests heavily in physician residency training—to the tune of $15 billion a year. But is this investment producing a...

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February 2015

Children's Asthma Management: Partnering to Improve Clinical Training

Uncontrolled pediatric asthma accounts for over 600,000 emergency room visits in the U.S. each year and is responsible for the highest total costs...

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