Keyword: Benjamin D. Sommers
Medicaid expansion may have improved patients' access to timely and high-quality surgical care, according to a new study.
From Kaiser Health News: Massachusetts’ Medicaid program wants the power to negotiate discounts for prescription drugs.
Increasing insurance coverage appears to improve health outcomes, recent studies find, but the jury’s still out on whether the costs are worthwhile.
From Kaiser Health News: A new study suggests that states that expanded Medicaid didn't encounter unforeseen budget problems, as some critics claim.
The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage for people with chronic illnesses, but falls short in ensuring people get needed treatments and medications.
President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to repeal Obamacare could gut the law’s Medicaid expansion efforts.
Customer churn among Affordable Care Act enrollees may not be as severe as previously thought--at least for low-income individuals.