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Post-election commentary: Achieving progress will be immensely challenging, given the likelihood of a divided Congress and the competing priority of addressing the ongoing pandemic. The most difficult challenge will be tackling health care disparities, especially among Black and Brown communities.
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Re-evaluating health insurance coverage goals and confronting fundamental inequity and unfairness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big-picture questions raised by the pandemic response.
Improving the health care system is rarely about sweeping and dramatic changes. More often than not, progress is achieved through incremental steps.
The "last mile" of delivery system innovation: the challenge of spreading promising practices throughout the health care system.
Payment reform alone can’t sustain everything we need to improve health.
There are numerous steps between greater price transparency and a more empowered patient, and it’s a more complex issue than it might look like at first glance.
"Ultimately, the goal of a health system should be to produce better health. And while health insurance coverage and access to care are vital to making this happen, they are not sufficient. So what more do we need to do?"
Asking whether health care quality is really improving may not be the right question at all.
Increasing the “value equation”—and overall health—requires going beyond the health care system to engage in effective clinical-community partnerships.
Unprecedented uncertainty at the federal level about health policy hs clarified the continued relevance and importance of UHF, says Tony Shih in his annual report president's message.
The past year was a remarkable one for health policy, with uncertainty and flux on both federal and state levels—and several major trends posing new challenges and opportunities.