Health Sector Resources
What are the roles and responsibilities of philanthropy in building healthy communities?
Many families feel pinched by their health care costs: despite a recent surge, income growth has not kept pace in many areas of the U.S. Employee contributions to premiums and deductibles amounted to 10.1 percent of U.S. median income in 2015, compared to 6.5 percent in 2006.
The recommendations stem from a June 2016 Macy Conference that brought together more than 40 leaders in nursing, primary care, healthcare delivery, philanthropy, academia and more, to generate actionable recommendations around the potential for registered nurses to help meet today’s urgent needs in primary care.
The Commonwealth Fund recently commissioned analysts with the RAND Corporation to crunch the numbers and find out how some of the candidates’ proposals would affect health care in the U.S.
New York State continues to lead the nation in adoption of the medical home model by primary care practices, according to the newest in a series of reports tracking medical home growth in New York State.
Beyond the clinical syndromes of microcephaly, intrauterine growth restriction, and fetal demise, several clinical studies have observed eye malformations and pathology in neonates born to mothers infected with ZIKV during pregnancy.
As enrollment in ACA plans increased, share of Americans with high out-of-pocket costs decreased.
This brief—the second in a series—examines the characteristics and health care experiences of adults with high needs, defined as people with three or more chronic diseases and a functional limitation in their ability to care for themselves or perform routine daily tasks.
The National Governors Association and the National Academy of Medicine, funded by the Peterson Center on Healthcare, identified promising state-based innovations that can potentially be replicated.
This fact sheet describes how seniors become eligible for Medicaid LTSS, what LTSS Medicaid covers, and how much Medicaid spends for those services, and highlights key policy issues in Medicaid and LTSS.