Just 5 percent of the population accounts for nearly 50 percent of health care spending. This chart story examines the latest data showing the extreme concentration of health spending and the traits and sectors associated with high levels of spending.
This Research Insights summarizes findings from a study showing that a small percentage of nursing homes—particularly larger and for-profit facilities—are using self-reported scores to inflate their ratings in Medicare's five-star nursing home rating system.
In this essay, Joel Ario explains Section 1332 waivers and lays out ways states could use this mechanism to put their own stamp on health reform.
This issue brief details a collaboration between Anthem Foundation and March of Dimes to scale up interventions proven to reduce premature birth rates, from group prenatal care and smoking cessation programs, to outreach aimed at reducing early elective deliveries.