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Total health spending in the United States was $2.7 trillion in 2011.
A medical home is a primary care practice that offers ready access to coordinated, high-quality care that is centered around patients' needs.
The share of U.S. workers in small firms who were offered, eligible for, and covered by health insurance through their jobs has declined over the past decade.
June 14, 2013 - In this Commonwealth Fund–supported Perspective, researchers examined two strategies for containing health care costs: Germany's bundled payments and Japan's volume-driven pricing.
June 4, 2013 - Locked away in millions of tons of paper on the shelves of doctor's offices and in the basements of hospitals is a vital untapped resource for improving the health and welfare of Americans. And there is only one way to mobilize that resource: to digitize it.
May 13, 2013 - The Progressive States Network and The Commonwealth Fund recently cosponsored the second in a series of webinars designed for state legislators and legislative staff on health care challenges and opportunities.
Newly confirmed as CMS administrator, Marilyn Tavenner eyes a summer of change; Medicaid: one state moves closer to expansion, one stalls; and more.