• August 17, 2016Web First
  • Gaining Coverage Improves Access To Drugs

  • A new study found that newly insured people filled, on average, 28 percent more prescriptions and had 29 percent less out-of-pocket spending per prescription in 2014 compared to 2013.
  • Andrew W. Mulcahy, Christine Eibner, and Kenneth Finegold
  • August 26, 2016Insurer Marketplace Participation
  • Aetna's Retrenchment In Perspective

  • Jon Kingsdale writes that Aetna's decision to retreat from some ACA marketplaces reflects natural market mechanics and is not as big a deal as some have suggested.
  • August 24, 2016Marketplace Premiums
  • How Would Premium Increases Affect Consumers?

  • A new Obama administration report says that premium tax credits and consumer shopping would reduce the effects of even large marketplace premium increases.
  • August 08, 2016Disparities
  • Expanding Access To Genetic Technologies

  • Caren Smith and coauthors describe how the use of new genetic technologies can be used to reduce, rather than widen, health disparities.
  • Disparities Companion eBook

  • Health Affairs editors pull together essential reading on health disparities from our archives and provide an introduction explaining why these papers are important.
  • Telehealth Parity Laws

  • Ongoing reforms are expanding the landscape of telehealth in the US health care system, but challenges remain.August 15, 2016
  • US Response To Zika

  • In a WTOP-FM interview, July author Carina Storrs describes how US states and cities struggle with combatting the Zika virus.