Tradeoffs

Why We Still Need More Detailed Data to Advance Health Equity

Samantha Artiga on one of the few analyses to look at how race and sex impact a person’s likelihood of dying from COVID-19.

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Public Option(al): What Happened to Biden’s Big Idea?

While states experiment with public health insurance options, federal action has stalled.

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‘Public Option(al): What Happened to Biden’s Big Idea?’ Transcript

‘Public Option(al): What Happened to Biden’s Big Idea? ‘ Transcript April 29, 2021 Note:┬áThis 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 Perils of a Medicaid ‘Coverage Cliff’

Stacie Dusetzina on research looking at the impact Medicaid subsidies can have for costs and care for Medicare beneficiaries.

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‘Preventing HIV Just Got A Lot Cheaper. What Took So Long?’ Transcript

‘Preventing HIV Just Got A Lot Cheaper. What Took So Long?’ Transcript April 22, 2021 Note:┬áThis 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!…

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Preventing HIV Just Got A Lot Cheaper. What Took So Long?

After nearly a decade of sky-high prices, new generics have sent the price of the HIV prevention drug PrEP plummeting.

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An ‘Automatic’ Solution to Keep People From Losing Health Coverage

Jose Figueroa on new research looking at the impact of a policy that automatically kept people insured even if they missed a payment.

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How Much Free Care Do Hospitals Provide?

Vivian Ho on a new analysis looking at how much charity care different types of hospitals provide.

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Biden’s $400 Billion Bet on Caring for Older and Disabled Americans at Home

President Biden wants to make a huge investment in an often neglected part of the health care system.

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This Algorithm Can Help Docs Better ID Pain in Black Patients

Bapu Jena breaks down research on a new algorithm that could better identify causes of pain in Black patients that radiologists regularly miss.

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