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Behind the Challenges to Universal Health Coverage

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses why political reality and the diverse makeup of the remaining uninsured population mean that the likeliest path to universal coverage is a multi-step approach.

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What New Data Tell Us About Doctor Choice

Drew Altman explores the rhetoric versus reality on whether choice of doctors is eroding and why the issue resonates with Americans, in this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank.

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Candidate Policy Plans Resonate More With Democrats. Here’s Why.

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines whether there is a difference between Democratic and Republican voters when it comes to how much they care about candidates’ policy plans.

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In N.Y. Policy on Out-of-Network Medical Bills, a Model for Other States?

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses surprise bills for out-of-network care, and New York state’s solution to the problem.

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How Health-Care Bills Hinder Millions of Americans

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the problems many Americans with health insurance are having paying medical bills based on a new Kaiser-New York Times Survey, and discusses why the issue of the adequacy of insurance coverage is gaining traction.

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How High Drug Prices Weigh on the Sickest Americans

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores the data behind public concern about prescription drug costs and highlights that the people most in need are the most burdened by the problem.

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As primary election voting approaches, Drew Altman examines whether there is a difference between Democratic and Republican voters when it comes to how much they care about candidates’ policy plans. Read his latest column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, "Candidate Policy Plans Resonate More With Democrats. Here’s Why."
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