To benefit fully from America’s health care system, people need both timely access to health care services and comprehensive health coverage to defray the cost of those services.
Americans are strongly focused on the upcoming midterm elections.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) includes the most dramatic change to U.S. drug price regulation in history.
In late June, California’s Governor Newsom signed the California Health Care Quality and Affordability Act, establishing a new Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA) within the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI).
The Inflation Reduction Act will make arguably the most significant changes to U.S. prescription drug pricing regulations ever, but certainly since the creation of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program in 1990.
The United States continues to face a behavioral health crisis that has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, nearly 40% of adults reported symptoms of depression or anxiety, an increase from 10% in 2019.
Last year, the number of overdose deaths in the United States exceeded 100,000 for the first time ever.
Mounting evidence indicates that addressing the social and economic factors that drive the majority of health outcomes, often called social drivers of health, can improve health, promote health equity and reduce costs.
Cost growth benchmarking programs allow states to see a complete picture of total health care spending in their markets, and pinpoint cost drivers.
Telehealth has emerged as an essential tool for expanding patient access to health care services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.