Most Americans will need long-term services and supports (LTSS) later in life for assistance completing daily self-care activities such as bathing, dressing or using the bathroom. AcademyHealth’s LTSS Interest Group’s Vice Chair John Cutler shares his thoughts on what could be next for long-term care as policymakers are continually challenged to find more efficient ways to provide high quality care for those who need it.
Even when looking at those who first benefitted from Medicaid as children, the long-term benefits are impressive
Healthy tooth development starts early in life — even before birth. In this study published in the December 2016 edition of Health Affairs , authors examined the effects of a historic expansion in Medicaid eligibility on the adult oral health of those who gained eligibility as infants.
With a new administration comes uncertainty for the future of state health policy and Medicaid. Now more than ever, state-university partnerships are critical for advancing AcademyHealth’s mission to support the use of evidence to inform policy and practice.
AcademyHealth and Health Affairs examine the evidence around the impact of supportive housing on health outcomes of the chronically homeless
Lots of groups have benefited from the Medicaid expansion. Hospitals seem to be one of them.
Because they may reduce traditional Medicare (TM) spending, Medicare Advantage (MA) plans may not be, on net, as costly as we think. I've written a bit about this spillover effect before, but some new research warrants another look.