Top 10 Health Policy Stories

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<p>Health care reform was arguably more important to Americans in 2007 than ever before. In her new column, Commonwealth Fund president Karen Davis highlights some of the top health policy stories of the year--as well as Fund-supported research that is helping to shape the debate about ways to stem rising health care costs, improve quality and efficiency, and provide comprehensive coverage for all.<br><br>Among the top stories of 2007: health care surfaces as the leading domestic issue in the presidential campaign; the number of uninsured rises by 2.2.million--the largest one-year increase since 2002; and Congress's bill expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program fails to become law. See what else made the top <a href="/cnlib/pub/enews_clickthrough.htm?enews_item_id=31001&return_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecommonwealthfund%2Eorg%2Faboutus%2Faboutus%5Fshow%2Ehtm%3Fdoc%5Fid%3D621230%26%23doc621230">10 health policy stories</a> of the year.</p>