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Health Spending Slows, Still Outpaces U.S. Economy

Despite health spending levelling off, health expenditures are still outpacing the U.S. economy

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has expanded coverage to millions of people without causing a permanent spike in health spending growth, according to a report prepared by researchers at the Urban Institute with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Report: Physicians in States that Expanded Medicaid Seeing Far More Patients Enrolled in the Program

Physicians are seeing more Medicaid patients without a drop in practice revenue, Most new Medicaid patients are forming relationships with their primary care physician, Data also show more free primary care visits for privately insured patients

Primary care physicians (PCPs) in states that expanded Medicaid are seeing substantially more Medicaid patients than PCPs in states that did not expand the program, according to a study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and athenahealth, Inc.

RWJF Commits $25 Million To Broaden Health Research

Three Programs Will Offer Innovative Research Opportunities

PRINCETON, N.J.—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced an initial $25 million commitment over the next three years to fund innovative research on policies, laws, system interventions, and community dynamics that improve health and well-being, with emphasis on sectors not typica


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