Research Corner

Analyzing the ACA’s Latest Trip to the Supreme Court

Katie Keith breaks down oral arguments in the California v. Texas ACA case at the Supreme Court.

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How Big A Role Did Health Care Play in the 2020 Election?

Krista Jenkins offers an early analysis of Election 2020 exit polls.

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Employer Plans Shine a Light on the Full Cost of Health Care

Stacie Dusetzina digs into the 2020 KFF Employer Benefits Survey.

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The Cost of Long ED Wait Times

Austin Frakt on research examining the impact of emergency department wait times on cost of care.

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Primary Care

Karen Joynt Maddox explores research on differences in visit number and length between male and female primary care physicians.

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Research Corner: Picking Plans

We explore new research on why we so often struggle to pick the best health insurance plans.

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What Medicaid Managed Care Can Tell Us About Controlling Costs

Maria Polyakova explores research on whether low-cost plans lead to less low-value care.

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How Different Is Care Delivered by Docs vs. NPs?

Bianca Frogner looks at the latest research comparing services offered by primary care doctors and NPs.

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What Role Did Medicaid Play in Previous Pandemics?

Kosali Simon on a paper comparing infant mortality in flu pandemics before and after the introduction of Medicaid.

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When More Information Doesn’t Equal More Cost-Effective Care

Ishani Ganguli on research examining if patients who got enhanced reports received fewer services in the following year.

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