Articles about health policy


Community supports may significantly lower hospital admissions and length of stay

Last updated: 12/13/2018

Investing in affordable housing that offers supportive social services to older adults on Medicare may help reduce hospital admissions and length of stay for inpatient hospital car

Read full article


‘Crowdsourcing for Health Care’ Raises Spirits — and Concerns

Last updated: 12/09/2018

One of the best-known Amish traditions is that when a member’s barn burns down, the rest of the community comes together to build a new one. As many as a million Christian Ameri

Read full article


Spurred By Convenience, Millennials Often Spurn The ‘Family Doctor’ Model

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Spurred By Convenience, Millennials Often Spurn The ‘Family Doctor’ Model Have a story suggestion? Let us know. This story also ran on The Washington Post . This story can be r

Read full article


Rethink Mental Illness

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Spending by the NHS on mental health needs to double by the end of the next decade to deliver genuine “parity of esteem”, according to new research by the IPPR think tank. The

Read full article


AP Investigation: Hospitals imprison patients in Kenya

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Margaret Oliele, former detained patient, poses for a portrait in her home in Nairobi, Kenya. During a botched cesarean section in 2010, doctors left a pair of surgical scissors in

Read full article


Mental Health Policy Group & Partner Organisations: Principles for mental health in the Long-Term NHS Plan

Last updated: 12/08/2018

The Mental Health Policy Group is pleased to present the following Consensus Statement with partner organisations committed to improving the lives of people with mental health prob

Read full article


UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Last updated: 12/08/2018

Proposed changes to immigration laws could cost California jobs, harm public health Report by UCLA, partners finds the state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits with

Read full article


Research Analyst, Program on Medicare Policy

Last updated: 12/08/2018

Location: Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA Status: Full-Time; Term position; Grant-funded through June 2020 Program Area: Program on Medicare Policy KFF (Kaiser Family Foundati

Read full article


Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital

Last updated: 12/07/2018

Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital (iStock/Getty Images) This story also ran on NPR . This story can be republished for free ( detail

Read full article


A proposal to enhance competition and reform bidding in the Medicare Advantage Program

Last updated: 12/07/2018

This analysis is part of the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, which is a partnership between the Center for Health Policy at Brookings and the University of

Read full article