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.
Since 2000, the number of babies born dependent on opioids due to maternal drug use has increased 5-fold nationally and 16-fold in the state of Tennessee. This brief describes BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation's efforts to address this growing problem.
This essay takes a look at developments in the small group market since the passage of the ACA and highlights several issues that could threaten the long-term viability of this market as implementation moves forward.