Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Foundation, was asked to contribute to the New York Times’ Room for Debate discussion on More Medicaid, More Health? In his piece, Dr. Altman concludes “Insurance — public or private — provides financial protection and access to medical care which low-income people need just as everybody else does. But it cannot by itself change behavior, alleviate poverty, or guarantee that the medical system is doing all it can to improve health.”
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Larry Levitt’s March 2012 post for the JAMA Forum is now online.
“The Future of Private Insurance,” Larry Levitt’s May 2012 post for the JAMA Forum, is now online.
“The Middle Class Tax Break Hardly Anyone Is Talking About,” Larry Levitt’s August 2012 post for The JAMA Forum, is now available online.
“What Is Health Care Cost Containment?” Larry Levitt’s September 2012 contribution to The JAMA Forum, is now available online.
“Hard Questions on Health Care,” Larry Levitt’s October 2012 post on The JAMA Forum, is now available online.
“Great Expectations and the Affordable Care Act,” Larry Levitt’s February 2013 post for The JAMA Forum, is now available online.
Larry Levitt’s October 2013 column on what we know and don’t know after the first week of Obamacare open enrollment is now available on The JAMA Forum.
Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Foundation, and Larry Levitt, Senior Vice President, co-authored a Washington Post op-ed that examined how the economy affects the nation’s health spending. It concludes that the record slow growth rate of recent years stems largely from economic factors beyond the health system, with the…
Larry Levitt’s latest post on ACA implementation is now available on the JAMA Forum.