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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.
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.
May 23, 2013 - David Blumenthal and Sara Collins examine both the Affordable Care Act's potential to cover million of people, as well as remaining coverage gaps.
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.