Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has released his Douglass Plan for a Comprehensive Investment in the Empowerment of Black America, Continue reading
Opportunities to Advance Patient-Centeredness and Equity
With the historic enactment of national health care reform in March 2010, it can be a little overwhelming to understand all the details and implications of this huge structural shift in national health care policy.
As I continue to refine my own knowledge and understanding of the national health care reform law, I will share my analyses and presentations here. I will be highlighting what I call the “patient-centeredness” and “equity” elements of the legislation, two of the components of health care quality identified by the Institute of Medicine.
Since 2012, Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) have integrated activities to advance health equity as part of the state’s innovative Continue reading
Over 50 bipartisan health care leaders, including many former elected and appointed federal and state officials, have launched a new Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released preliminary data on the recently-concluded shortened open enrollment period for Americans Continue reading
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued this updated analysis of the impact of the repeal of the Affordable Care Continue reading
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has published its analysis of the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act, co-sponsored by Senators Patty Continue reading
Here is the text of the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act, co-sponsored by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Lamar Alexander Continue reading
In a memorandum from Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan (who was just named Acting Secretary three Continue reading