Date Post Title Post Summary Topics
Jul 21, 2009 Incentives, Incentives, Incentives (and Risk Selection) If any major health care legislation is passed in the United States in 2009, it will almost certainly involve some form of an insurance exchange. This post focuses on why policymakers are eager to create an exchange and the detrimental impact of risk selection on true competition in an insurance exchange. Health Reform | Insurance | Managed Care
Jul 14, 2009 Electronic Medical Information is Critical for Returning Service Members Two years have passed since a Washington Post article revealed some instances of inadequate treatment of soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The resulting public outcry and concern for our nation’s veterans led to a number of investigations and inquiries on what should be done to support wounded service members. Information Technology | Military & Veterans Health
Jul 7, 2009 Creating a National AIDS Strategy With Impact The campaign to create a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NAS) for the United States has been a remarkable success so far. Over the last 2 years, the concept has won support from hundreds of organizations and more than 1,000 individuals. They all endorsed a Call to Action demanding a more coordinated, accountable, and results-oriented response to AIDS in our country. Health Policy | Public Health