Tradeoffs

Rethinking Telehealth’s Role in Treating Addiction

COVID opened the door to treating addiction remotely. Now policymakers have to decide whether to keep telehealth around.

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‘Rethinking Telehealth’s Role in Treating Addiction’ Transcript

‘Rethinking Telehealth’s Role in Treating Addiction’ Transcript November 18, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen on…

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The Role of Public Opinion in Mental Health Care

Maria Polyakova shares new research on why a community’s attitude toward mental health treatment could be even more important than how many providers it has.

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Let’s Make a Deal…on Drug Prices

Democrats are on the brink of passing a historic set of drug price reforms. How will they impact patients, insurers and the drug industry?

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A Lot of Kids Lost Parents and Caregivers to COVID-19

Samantha Artiga shares new research estimating the staggering number of kids who have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19.

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Has Medicaid Managed Care Delivered On Its Promise?

Letting private insurers offer Medicaid coverage was supposed to lower costs and improve care. Did it work?

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‘Has Medicaid Managed Care Delivered On Its Promise?’ Transcript

‘Has Medicaid Managed Care Delivered On Its Promise?’ Transcript November 4, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts…

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The Big Impact of Little Barriers to Public Benefits

Paul Shafer on research showing how big a difference it makes when states make it easier or harder to access benefits.

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The Costly, Confusing Medicare Choices Facing 62 Million Americans

It’s Medicare open enrollment time, but shopping for a new plan is much harder and riskier than it seems.

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‘The Costly, Confusing Medicare Choices Facing 62 Million Americans’ Transcript

‘The Costly, Confusing Medicare Choices Facing 62 Million Americans’ Transcript October 28, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple…

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