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Price Largely Drives Consumer Choice for Health Coverage

Analysis explores plan selection based on price in five states

The marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act allow consumers to select the appropriate coverage for themselves and their families, and encourages insurers to compete on provider networks, prices, and customer service. In 2015, 80 percent selected plans in the two least-expensive tiers (

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.

Oregon Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Helps Put Nurses on Boards

The Oregon Action Coalition (OAC) is now part of the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program (SIP), receiving a two-year $146,000 grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others.

“If we’re going to be transforming healthcare and creating a new culture of health, nurses will be at the forefront,” said Jana R. Bitton, MPA, co-lead of the OAC and executive director of the Oregon Center for Nursing.

How Different Is The “Cadillac Tax” From A Cap On The Tax Exclusion For Employer-Provided Health Benefits?

Report examines how the increasingly unpopular Cadillac tax compares to an alternative that has traditionally had more support

Repealing the so-called Cadillac tax without replacing it with a workable alternative would mean $87 billion less in federal revenue over a 10-year time period, which represents a large source of funding for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage expansions.


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