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Health Policy Research at CHPRE We have 7 active health policy research projects: Making Payment Reform Work Payment Innovations Community Evaluating Beacon Communities Developing a Monitoring Strategy for Health Reform’s Progress and Effects at the State Level Making Health Markets Work Better Finding the Proper Role for Government in Health

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Issue Brief February 12, 2014

In this first Issue Brief of the new CHPRE series, Stuart Butler of the Heritage Foundation, Dave Kendall of Third Way and Len Nichols of CHPRE explain why and how policy makers can create incentives for states to engage private and federal stakeholders in health care cost containment activities that

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Virginia Medicaid Webinar

Len Nichols participated in a Virginia Medicaid Webinar on September 9th for the Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VHIN). The VHIN is an online learning community administered by the Virginia Center for Health Innovation and is free to join. Creating a profile takes just a few minutes. Once you are

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Dr. Nichols Quoted in Bloomberg

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Dr. Nichols Recent Discussion

Len Nichols recently joined other policy experts at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health ​to discuss  recent court decisions about legality of subsidies in state marketplaces. Watch video here.

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Issue Brief September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014. In this second Issue Brief of the new CHPRE series, Len Nichols, Director of  the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, explains an essential but sometimes overlooked history of the Any Willing Provider and Freedom of Choice Laws and then reviews the arguments and evidence for

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Len Nichols’ Review Published in The Gerontologist

Read Len Nichols’ review of the book, Health Care Reform and Disparities: History, Hype and Hope, by Toni P. Miles  in The Gerontologist 2013.  Article

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Len Nichols quoted in New Republic article

Len Nichols is quoted in a New Republic article (8/14/13)  “The Big Savings Obamacare Critics Miss” by Jonathan Cohn.  article

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Len Nichols on Fox News Special Report Thursday, August 15th

Len Nichols appeared on Fox News Special Report with Bret Baier, Thursday, August 15th.  The topic was understanding the Affordable Care Act.  Watch     Read the law

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Len Nichols and Joel Ario Publish Op-Ed in The Hill – States Take Practical Path on Exchanges

States take practical path on exchanges When the Affordable Care Act was debated in Congress, the House of Representatives wanted one federal exchange and as much federal control of state insurance markets as possible. The Senate wanted state insurance exchanges and state flexibility to tailor market rules to local market

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