Recent research has called attention to an unexpected rise in death rates among middle-aged, white Americans between 1999 and 2014. The full extent of the phenomenon may be underappreciated, however.
This issue brief explores how the Affordable Care Act is influencing competition in the individual marketplaces in four states, Kansas, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Washington, seeing how they fare in providing a place where consumers can shop for, compare, and purchase plans.
A new website, international.commonwealthfund.org, profiles the health care systems of 18 countries. Learn how care is delivered and financed, what’s being done to control costs, what new reforms and innovations have been introduced, and much more.