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Why Painkiller Addiction and Abuse Are Rising Health-Care Priorities

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman uses new polling to explore why painkiller abuse and addiction is rising as a health issue among state and federal policymakers.

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Health Care and the 2016 Debates

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses the lack of attention to health in the primary debates and last week’s Democratic forum in South Carolina.

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GOP Views of Medicaid Expansion Differ From Conventional Wisdom

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines Republican attitudes on Medicaid expansion in light of the election of Republican Matt Bevin as Kentucky’s next governor.

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The Good and Bad of Those Ubiquitous Drug Ads

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the public’s mixed views about prescription drug ads and their impact on prescribing patterns, based on a new survey.

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Covering the Remaining Uninsured: Not Just a Red-State Issue

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why covering the nation’s remaining uninsured population is more than just a red state issue.

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Two Substantive Sides to Debate Over Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman says debate about whether to keep or repeal the Cadillac tax is more than a debate between sound policy and good politics, there are strong substantive arguments on both sides.

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In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines Republican attitudes on Medicaid expansion in light of the election of Republican Matt Bevin as Kentucky’s next governor.

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