Tradeoffs

Raising the Minimum Wage Saved Lives

Atheendar Venkataramani on a study showing that state increases in minimum wage and earned income tax credits led to fewer suicides.

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‘How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?’ Transcript

‘How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?’ Transcript March 11, 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…

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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

The American Rescue Plan includes monthly payments that could protect millions of kids from poverty — and the health risks that come with it.

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How the ACA Is Helping Us Catch Cancer Sooner

Joseph Benitez on research showing how Obamacare coverage expansions are leading to earlier cancer diagnoses.

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Data and Door Knocking: One City’s Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines

What Chicago can teach the rest of the country about distributing vaccines more equitably.

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‘Data and Door Knocking: One City’s Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines’ Transcript

‘Data and Door Knocking: One City’s Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines’ Transcript March 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…

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More (EHR) Messages, More Problems?

Ishani Ganguli on new research looking at how often doctors are switching between EHRs and other work.

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Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.

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‘Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?’ Transcript

‘Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?’ Transcript February 25, 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…

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The Deadly Costs of Charging Patients More for Prescriptions

Adrianna McIntyre on research showing how increased cost-sharing leads to increased mortality.

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