All articles related to "health reform":

Why the ACA is misunderstood

There tends to be a lot of confusion over what exactly the Affordable Care Act is because American healthcare is confusing to begin with, according to Harvard Chan School’s John McDonough.

Medicaid expansion good for state budgets

Medicaid expansion does increase state spending, but the cost is covered by the federal revenue provided through the program, according to Benjamin Sommers, professor of health policy and economics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

What would health care reform mean for Massachusetts hospitals?

Nearly every hospital in Massachusetts would be affected by the different health care reform policies currently being debated by Democratic presidential candidates because Medicare almost always pays hospitals less than private health insurance companies, according to a February…

Op-ed: Medicare for All not politically feasible

Medicare for All has been a hotly debated topic during the 2020 presidential campaign season so far. John McDonough argued in a February 21, 2020 op-ed in Health Affairs that too much time has been spent discussing the…

Would Medicare for All affect how much money people earn?

Implementing a Medicare for All system would have broad effects on the American economy, though understanding the precise impact is difficult, according to experts. In a February 3, 2020 New York Times column, Austin Frakt, senior research scientist…