Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
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Sabrina Corlette, JD

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.


Health Care Reform

This webinar, hosted by Alliance for Health Reform with support from NIHCM Foundation, explored different scenarios affecting private insurance markets and consumers.


This webinar identified obstacles to engaging Medicaid patients as well as success stories, with an eye on meeting the potential challenges of Medicaid reform.


Although major changes to the ACA appear inevitable, there is still tremendous uncertainty about the scope and timing of those changes. This webinar, hosted by USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism with support from NIHCM Foundation, explored the key questions to consider as this story evolves.


A NIHCM Foundation Journalism grant supports a webinar series for journalists to enhance their understanding of current and emerging health policy issues and improve health care reporting.


There’s a growing sense of uncertainty about the future of the ACA’s insurance exchanges. While 12 million people received coverage through the exchanges this year, most of them with subsidies, the upcoming open enrollment period has brought a wave of news stories highlighting each new rate increase or insurer exiting a market. This webinar took a balanced look at what’s really happening in the exchange markets and what changes are necessary to ensure consumer choice and affordability.


This Capitol Hill briefing brought together leaders who have served in Democratic and Republican Administrations, led and advised major health care companies, and spurred improvements in health policy for many decades. They shared their insights on the outlook for health policy post-election and their experiences spearheading the transformation of health care payment and delivery.

Joel Ario, JD

In this essay, Joel Ario describes the current landscape for Section 1332 waivers and lays out ways states could use this mechanism to put their own stamp on health reform, particularly if the new administration relaxes the existing guidance.

Judith Solomon, JD

In this essay, Judith Solomon updates the scorecard of state expansion decisions and presents the latest evidence on how the Medicaid expansion is affecting access to care, state budgets and insurance coverage.