The Commonwealth Fund produces more than 100 publications a year, all free and most listed in PubMed. We also produce several newsletters, including The Commonwealth Fund Connection, designed to keep our audience up-to-date on Fund research and publications, and an online Annual Report. Our author guidelines are also available.
January 10, 2013 -
The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System recommends a set of synergistic provider payment reforms, consumer incentives, and systemwide reforms to confront costs while improving health system performance. This approach could slow spending by a cumulative $2 trillion by 2023.
May 24, 2013 -
Overuse of health care services accounted for up to $226 billion in unnecessary spending in 2011, but no particular system of care has been more effective than another in minimizing overuse of health care services.
May 21, 2013 -
To provide more effective and efficient care for beneficiaries with complex health needs, Medicaid programs in some states have turned to local community health teams to augment the capacity of physician practices. A new report examines multidisciplinary community health team programs in eight states.
May 16, 2013 -
An editorial by The Commonwealth Fund's David Blumenthal and Melinda Abrams explores one approach to addressing the primary care workforce shortage: using nurse practitioners to provide a wide range of primary care services.
May 7, 2013 -
Under the Affordable Care Act, overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans are gradually being pared back. But will private plans be able to cope with the reduced payments? Using newly available government data, this brief examines average costs among Medicare Advantage plans and variation in costs among plan types.