Questions that need answering are many. Among the two most important are: (1) How to make guaranteed issue, modified community rating, and other needed insurance market reforms work if the Supreme Court decides the individual mandate is indeed unconstitutional? (2) How can Medicaid provider payment rates be increased without adding strain to tight state budget?
On February 15, 2012 our Health Policy Fellow and our Health Policy Graduate Student Assistant attended a preview of the PBS Special “US Health Care: The Good News” followed by a panel of experts discussing health policy. Here is their commentary from the event. Quality Care for Less Money: Can Regional Success Go National? (Commentary [...]