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May 11, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Are Skilled Nursing Facilities Inefficient?

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, May 11, 2021 Dear John, While skilled nursing facilities provide necessary care, there remain questions about their costli…
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May 10, 2021 at 8:11 PM

Understanding Private Equity Involvement In Health Care

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, May 10, 2021 Dear John, The May 2021 issue of Health Affairs features multiple articles on organization of care. Today we highlight…
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May 9, 2021 at 12:44 PM

Health Affairs' May Issue: Consolidation, Private Equity & More

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMay 9, 2021 Dear John,Read on for highlights from Health Affairs this week. Consolidation, Clinical Trials & More …
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May 7, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Uninsurance Linked To Lower Cancer Survival

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, May 7, 2021 Dear John, In the May issue, articles discuss cancer survival rates by insurance status and spending on targe…
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May 6, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Aging And Health: Hearing Loss, Nursing Home Staff, And Hospice

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, May 6, 2021 Dear John, Today, we highlight three new articles about aging and health. Hearin…
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May 5, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Fewer Pharmacies In Black And Hispanic/Latino Neighborhoods

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, May 5, 2021 Dear John, A new article explores the distribution of pharmacies by neighborhood in cities across the United…
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May 4, 2021 at 8:11 PM

Vertical Integration Increased Lab Tests And Imaging Services

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, May 4, 2021 Dear John, Thanks to everyone who submitted an abstract for our Racism and Health theme issue. We received more…
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May 3, 2021 at 8:27 PM

JUST RELEASED: May 2021 Issue

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, May 3, 2021 Dear John, Many of the articles in the May issue of Health Affairs relate to the complex financial structure of t…
Health Affairs Sunday Update · [email protected]
May 2, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Aggressive Policing, Charity Care, Addiction & More

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMay 2, 2021 Dear John,Read on for highlights from Health Affairs this week.We're hiring! Health Affairs is currently looking for a Customer …
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April 30, 2021 at 8:29 PM

NEW Policy Brief: Aggressive Policing, Health, and Health Equity

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April 29, 2021 at 8:05 PM

GrantWatch: Maternal Health - What Funders Have Been Supporting

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April 28, 2021 at 8:05 PM

April Book Reviews

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April 27, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Public Health Funding Is Lacking

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April 26, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Nursing Home COVID-19 Mortality Rates Declined In 2020

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April 25, 2021 at 12:02 PM

[Presented by WEX] Care Delays As A Result Of COVID-19, Social Risk Adjustment & More

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April 23, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Comparing Quality Metrics With And Without Social Determinants

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, April 23, 2021 Dear John, In today’s newsletter, we’re continuing yesterday’s conversation about whether patients’ social ri…
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April 22, 2021 at 8:04 PM

A Key To Promoting Health Equity When Measuring Care Quality

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, April 22, 2021 Dear John, Should the quality metrics used to judge providers’ performance take into account patients’ social risk …
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April 21, 2021 at 8:10 PM

The Patients Most Disrupted By COVID-19 Delays And Cancellations

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, April 21, 2021 Dear John, While delayed and cancelled appointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic were common over the pas…
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April 20, 2021 at 8:37 PM

The Disconnect Between Charity Care And Tax Benefits For Hospitals

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, April 20, 2021 Dear John, A new analysis shows that the amount of charity care delivered by government, nonprofit, and for-p…
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April 19, 2021 at 8:18 PM

Does Telehealth Now Really Reduce Downstream Care?

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, April 19, 2021 Dear John,Telehealth is billed as a cost-efficient, convenient alternative to in-person urgent care, but does it actu…
Health Affairs Sunday Update · [email protected]
April 18, 2021 at 11:51 AM

The American Rescue Plan Act, Urgent Care & More

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsApril 18, 2021 Dear John,Read on for highlights from Health Affairs this week. The American Rescue Plan Act, Urgent Care & …
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April 16, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Do Urgent Care Centers Really Reduce Health Spending?

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, April 16, 2021 Dear John, Urgent care centers divert low-acuity care—that is, care for patients with easily treatable conditions—away…
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April 15, 2021 at 8:05 PM

The ACA Increased Long-Term Contraceptive Use, Especially For This Group Of Women

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, April 15, 2021 Dear John, A new study shows that the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate substantially increased the…
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April 14, 2021 at 8:10 PM

Medicaid Expansion Improved Addiction Treatment In The Justice System, But Gaps Remain

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, April 14, 2021 Dear John, A new study shows that while Medicaid expansion increased evidence-based addiction treatment for peopl…
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April 13, 2021 at 8:15 PM

Who Pays Providers More: Medical Device or Drug Companies?

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, April 13, 2021 Dear John, A new paper compared the payments that physicians receive from both medical device firms and drug …
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April 12, 2021 at 8:44 PM

Katie Keith Explains The American Rescue Plan’s ACA Expansion

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, April 12, 2021 Dear John,The Affordable Care Act is more than a decade old, but it’s getting new life from Congress and the A…
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April 11, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Health Affairs' April Issue: Access, ACA, Spending & More

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsApril 11, 2021 Dear John, The April 2021 edition of Health Affairs covers a variety of topics about access to and quality of care, the Affor…
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April 9, 2021 at 9:20 PM

What Happens To Medicare Beneficiaries Who Fall Off The Medicaid ‘Cliff’?

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, April 9, 2021 Dear John, Many Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for additional health subsidies, but what about the beneficiaries w…
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April 8, 2021 at 8:23 PM

Advance Care Planning Is On The Rise But Still Rare

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, April 8, 2021 Dear John,While advance care planning services can help patients inform providers about their future treatment…
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April 7, 2021 at 8:28 PM

Unpacking New Research on Surprise Bills and the New Law to Combat Them

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, April 7, 2021 Dear John, Roughly one in five emergency department visits involve an out-of-network provider, leaving many patients…
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April 6, 2021 at 8:03 PM

How the ACA, the American Rescue Plan, and Pregnancy All Fit Together

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, April 6, 2021 Dear John, New research shows that Medicaid expansion has a big impact on postpartum uninsurance, but the re…
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April 5, 2021 at 8:11 PM

JUST RELEASED: April 2021 Issue

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, April 5, 2021 Dear John, The April 2021 edition of Health Affairs covers a variety of topics about access to and quality of ca…
Health Affairs Sunday Update · [email protected]
April 4, 2021 at 12:44 PM

Nursing Home Staff Turnover, The American Rescue Plan & More

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsApril 4, 2021 Dear John,Read on for highlights from Health Affairs from March, and a sneak peek at the April issue. Nursin…
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April 2, 2021 at 8:04 PM

[Brought to you by WEX] Collect Health Affairs’ Most Essential Articles

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, April 2, 2021 Sponsored By WEX Advertisement The US presidency and both houses of Congress have taken on…
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April 1, 2021 at 8:33 PM

[Brought to you by WEX] What to Expect in the April 2021 Issue

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, April 1, 2021 Sponsored By WEX Advertisement The US presidency and both houses of Congress hav…
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March 31, 2021 at 8:16 PM

[Brought to you by WEX] Don’t Miss These March Highlights

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, March 31, 2021 Presented By WEXThe US presidency and both houses of Congress have taken on a new, blue look since the 2018 midterm…
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March 30, 2021 at 8:06 PM

[Brought to you by WEX] Care Teams Work Better Than Solo Providers

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March 29, 2021 at 8:14 PM

[Brought to you by WEX] GrantWatch: Long-Term Care Efforts Supported By Foundations

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March 28, 2021 at 11:58 AM

[Brought to you by WEX] Public Health Spending, Graduate Medical Education & More

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March 26, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Medicaid Expansion Helps Reduce Uncompensated Care Costs

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, March 26, 2021 Dear John, Louisiana can serve as a model for states that have not adopted Medicaid expansion. A new paper exa…
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March 25, 2021 at 8:08 PM

Negative Trends In Public Health Spending Leading Up To COVID-19

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, March 25, 2021 Dear John,Public health funding affects which communities are able to respond to COVID-19 and other complex …
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March 24, 2021 at 8:05 PM

The Myth of Price Transparency and Having ‘Skin in the Game’

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, March 24, 2021 Dear John, In today’s newsletter we discuss a New Hampshire price transparency website and if increases in viewersh…
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March 23, 2021 at 8:04 PM

ACA’s Insurance Marketplace Subsidies Associated With Reduced Financial Burden

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, March 23, 2021 Dear John,On the anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, we examine the financial impact of th…
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February 26, 2021 at 9:10 PM

Elder Care Must Be A Priority

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsFriday, February 26, 2021 Dear John, Happy Friday. Today we will explore the need to improve health care for older Americans and high…
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February 25, 2021 at 9:05 PM

Don’t Sleep On These Blog Posts, Podcasts, And Journal Articles

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsThursday, February 25, 2021 Dear John, Before February ends, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite content from this month that you may…
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February 24, 2021 at 9:13 PM

Postpartum LARC Trends In South Carolina & Beyond

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsWednesday, February 24, 2021 Dear John, Welcome to today’s newsletter. We’ll be focusing on a South Carolina Medicaid rule change that…
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February 23, 2021 at 9:03 PM

COVID-19 Changed Telemedicine Use—But It’s Complicated

Preview Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsTuesday, February 23, 2021 Dear John, A new A Health Podyssey on telemedicine was just released this morning. It’s a good one. …
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February 22, 2021 at 9:17 PM

Medicaid Waivers For Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Problems viewing this email? View Message In Browser The Latest Research, Commentary, And News From Health AffairsMonday, February 22, 2021 Dear John,Welcome to Health Affairs Today. You may notice the newsletter looks a little different. We’ve made some …
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February 21, 2021 at 4:02 PM

How To Become The Public Health President

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February 19, 2021 at 3:04 PM

COVID-19 Through The Eyes Of A Black Medical Student

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