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Actualizing Better Health And Health Care For Older Adults

WEBBy 2030 more people in the United States will be older than age sixty-five than younger than age five. Our health care system is unprepared for the complexity of caring for a …

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Housing and Health

WEBHousing is a well-established social determinant of health.. Multiple dimensions of housing affect health, from the quality of individual homes to neighborhood safety and community …

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What’s Next For Public Health

WEBPublic health in the United States is in crisis. More than a million Americans are dead from COVID-19, up to 25 percent of whom might have survived had they been …

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Health Costs And Financing: Challenges And Strategies …

WEBIt is likely that 2021 will be a dynamic year for US health care policy. There is pressing need and opportunity for health reform that helps achieve better access, …

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What We Need To Be Healthy—And How To Talk About It

WEBNow more than ever, it is crucial that we use language that speaks to the realities of peoples’ lives and illuminates, rather than obscures, our shared …

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Achieving Health Equity: Closing The Gaps In Health Care …

WEBIn the United States, racial/ethnic minority, rural, and low-income populations continue to experience suboptimal access to and quality of health care despite decades …

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A Comprehensive Assessment Of Child Care Vaccination …

WEBThe COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of the critical role that vaccines play in preventing disease. Vaccination is an essential health service, one that is …

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How Communities Are Building Power To Improve Health

WEBThis article is part of a series on transforming health systems published with support from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This is an open access article distributed in …

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The Effects Of Violence On Health Health Affairs

WEBViolence in its many forms can affect the health of people who are the targets, those who are the perpetrators, and the communities in which both live. In this article we review the …

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To Build A Culture Of Health, We Must See How Culture …

WEBEditor's Note. For more on global lessons from COVID-19, please see the Health Affairs December 2023 theme issue and associated content.. All around the …

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Economic Well-Being And Health: The Role Of Income Support …

WEBThere is an extensive body of research examining the relationship between income and health, and this evidence, both correlational and causal, predominantly finds …

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You’re A Health Policy Wonk If . . . The 2024 Edition

WEBEach summer at Health Affairs, we get to hear from readers about what it means to live their best health wonk life.With that in mind, we were thrilled at the …

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Work, Health, And Worker Well-Being: Roles And Opportunities …

WEBWork holds the promise of supporting and promoting health. It also carries the risk of injury, illness, and death. In addition to harms posed by traditional occupational …

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Health Policy News Articles Health Affairs Forefront

WEBGet the latest health policy news, analysis and updates in the Health Affairs Forefront section. Head over to the FAQ page for even more information.

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A New Definition Of Health Equity To Guide Future

WEBEditor’s note: Paula Braveman was one of the theme advisors for the June 2017 Health Affairs equity theme issue. Until recently, talking about “equity” as a health …

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Final Marketplace Enrollment Data For 2020 Health Affairs

WEBOn April 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the marketplace open enrollment report for 2020.

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To Advance Health Equity, Make Health Literacy A Priority At The

WEBLow or limited health literacy is a predictor of poorer health outcomes and health disparities. Patient populations in the United States who are at higher risk of low/limited …

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Loper Bright And The Death Of Deference In The Administration …

WEBThe safe, equitable, and efficient operation of the US health care system and the protection of the public’s health depends in large measure on the work of federal …

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About Health Affairs Publication & Team

WEBAbout Health Affairs HEALTH AFFAIRS JOURNAL. Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 …

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Supreme Court Overrules Chevron Doctrine: Ripple Effects Across …

WEBThe level of disruption from the Supreme Court’s decision remains uncertain, and may be felt unevenly, but the trend line remains clear: Courts more than ever will …

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The 40-Year Pandemic: The Science And Politics Of HIV/AIDS

WEBThe book is a much-needed tutorial on how our public health professionals – federal, state, and local – move with purpose and care to unearth the answers to these …

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Achieving Medicaid Goals Through Test And Learn: The Role Of RCTs

WEBMedicaid programs across the county are interested in developing and running innovative and cost-effective programs to address myriad health challenges …

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