This Research Insights summarizes findings from a study showing that a patient is more likely to choose a hospital that owns her doctor’s practice - even if the costs are higher and the quality lower than at other local hospitals.
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 highlights key findings from a study of how changing insurance carriers affects patient-physician relationships. The findings include an increase in emergency department visits by Medicaid patients in the month after they change insurers.
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.