A look at Accountable Care Organizations and what they mean for patients and physicians.
Category Archives: Health Care Policy
A Stanford University study found that hospitals are less likely to transfer critically injured patients to trauma centers if they have health insurance.
Frequently asked questions about the health law’s “three Rs” — risk corridors, reinsurance, and risk adjustment.
Answers to frequently asked questions about how Medicare payment policy changes could affect doctors and patients.
An interview with Michael Leavitt about the rollout of healthcare.gov.
An American medical student compares his experience with the German health care system to health care in the U.S.
Future residency and physician opportunities may grow or shrink depending on a state’s decision to expand Medicaid as a result of the ACA.
Will high deductible plans still be a possibility with the ACA?
What is delaying health insurance marketplaces?
Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Julie Appleby examines the factors driving the $2.6 trillion in annual health care spending in the U.S.