In this essay, Dr. Peter Shin presents highlights from his study of how community health centers are faring post-ACA, including the challenges of operating in states that chose not to expand Medicaid coverage. Shin also notes that critical federal funding could be in jeopardy after 2017 unless Congress takes action.
This fact sheet details how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and a powerful coalition of stakeholders launched a series of school-based obesity prevention programs designed to help schools with different sets of needs and resources.
In this chart story, we review key projections for Medicare and Social Security, identify trends that are unsustainable, and explain how growing entitlement and interest spending affect the federal budget.
Allison Lipitz-Snyderman and colleagues have shed new light on why cancer patients receive non-recommended care. Their study, supported by a NIHCM research grant, finds that use of low-value services is driven by physician preference, with little influence from the particular characteristics of a given patient.