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From The Blog
In an article released online in JAMA, Dr. David Kindig takes a look at health equity factors that are used for health policy development and summarizes a concept that could reduce health disparities and improve access to care.
The National Council for Behavioral Health is urging advocates to make several important phone calls on Tuesday, January 17, to protect Medicaid expansion.
According to a new study, the high stress levels associated with childhood poverty may put individuals at risk for psychological ill health or behavioral challenges later in life.
The New York Times has published a series of stories and statistics on the lives impacted by opioid use across the United States.
Health Affairs Blog discusses “repeal and delay,” a plan which involves initial immediate action by Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) followed by a delay before certain aspects of the repeal become effective—possibly as late as 2020. Replacement of the law would also come in stages, through a series of bills. Authors Joseph Antos and James Capretta, policy experts with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), do not support this approach.