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Health Affairs: Leading Publication Of Health Policy Research

WEBHealth Affairs, the leading journal of health policy research, offers a nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussions on improving health. With our …

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Housing and Health

WEBHousing is a well-established social determinant of health. Multiple dimensions of housing affect health, from the quality of individual homes to neighborhood safety and community …

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What’s Next For Public Health

WEBPrevention is secondary to clinical care by a large margin: Public health’s share of total health expenditures in the US rose from 1.36 percent in 1960 to 3.18 percent in 2002, …

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Actualizing Better Health And Health Care For Older Adults

WEBSocial determinants of health. Quality of care. In 2018 the US population ages sixty-five and older numbered 52.4 million, with older adults representing 15.6 percent of the …

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Public Health Is Local Health Affairs

WEBPublic Health Is Local. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed significant gaps in the nation’s public health infrastructure at the local, state, and federal levels. In particular, …

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Health Insurance Coverage Projections For The US Population And …

WEBIn the Congressional Budget Office’s projections of health insurance coverage, 92.3 percent of the US population, or 316 million people, have coverage in 2024, and 7.7 percent, or …

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Homelessness And Health: Factors, Evidence, Innovations That …

WEBOn a single night in 2023, more than 653,000 people experienced homelessness in the United States. In this overview, we highlight structural and individual risk factors that can …

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National Health Expenditure Projections, 2022–31: Growth To …

WEBNational health expenditures are projected to grow 5.4 percent, on average, over the course of 2022–31 and to account for roughly 20 percent of the economy by the end of that …

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What We Need To Be Healthy—And How To Talk About It

WEBWhat We Need To Be Healthy—And How To Talk About It. John R. Lumpkin. Rocco Perla. Rebecca Onie. Robert Seligson. May 3, 2021 10.1377/forefront.20210429.335599. …

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To Build A Culture Of Health, We Must See How Culture Shapes …

WEBEditor's Note. For more on global lessons from COVID-19, please see the Health Affairs December 2023 theme issue and associated content.. All around the world, there are …

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A Comprehensive Assessment Of Child Care Vaccination Laws …

WEBChild care vaccination requirements affect many children in the US, with approximately 12.6 million children ages 0–5 participating in weekly nonparental care, such as child care, as …

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Health Policy News Articles Health Affairs Forefront

WEBGet the latest health policy news, analysis and updates in the Health Affairs Forefront section. Head over to the FAQ page for even more information.

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Health Care Pollution And Public Health Damage In The United …

WEBHealth Damages. Health care–related PM 2.5 and ozone pollution are estimated to have caused the loss of 133,000–188,000 DALYs in 2018 (numerical results for all years in …

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You’re A Health Policy Wonk If . . . The 2024 Edition

WEBEach summer at Health Affairs, we get to hear from readers about what it means to live their best health wonk life.With that in mind, we were thrilled at the responses to our second …

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Meet The Revised 10 Essential Public Health Services: Developed …

WEBWithout regular updates, the 10 Essential Public Health Services still reflected a response to a different era, neglecting new realties that directly impacted practice. It was past time …

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Work, Health, And Worker Well-Being: Roles And Opportunities …

WEBBeyond good health, employee well-being incorporates quality-of-life attributes such as happiness, financial security, job and retirement security, a sense of purpose, justice, …

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Most States Allow Medicaid Managed Care Plans Discretion To …

WEBPreliminary findings were presented at the Annual Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality National Research Service Award Trainees Research Conference (virtual), April …

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Meeting Individual Social Needs Falls Short Of Addressing Social

WEBUntil recently, efforts to improve the health of Americans have focused on expanding access to quality medical care. Yet there is a growing recognition that medical care alone …

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Podcast: Liz Fowler on the Future of Specialty and Primary Care

WEBHealth Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil welcomes Liz Fowler, Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at the Centers for Medicare …

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What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Population …

WEBIn my 1997 book, Purchasing Population Health: Paying for Results, I proposed the definition as, “the aggregate health outcome of health-adjusted life expectancy (quantity …

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Final Marketplace Enrollment Data For 2020 Health Affairs

WEBOn April 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the marketplace open enrollment report for 2020.

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AI And Health Insurance Prior Authorization: Regulators Need To …

WEBAI is increasingly being used by health insurers to automate a host of functions, including processing prior authorization requests. There is a growing need for additional …

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Restructuring Medicare Payments To Address Homelessness

WEBSocial determinants of health (SDOH) contribute upwards of 37 percent to geographic variation in Medicare per beneficiary spending. Consequently, the Centers for Medicare …

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The 40-Year Pandemic: The Science And Politics Of HIV/AIDS

WEBThe book is a much-needed tutorial on how our public health professionals – federal, state, and local – move with purpose and care to unearth the answers to these questions.

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