Thursday, February 19, 2015

Reducing Health Disparities; Rising Spending

1) RWJF: A New Approach to Eliminating Health Disparities

They do not provide much specifics on what they plan to do.  I suggested they look at the following paper for which I was a co-author

Low-birth-weight rate reduced by the obstetrical access project  California project lowered low birth weight by 33%. An incredibly dramatic result. This project led to major expansions in Medicaid prenatal care program.  One of my most significant accomplishments at CMS. 

 2)  Health Spending is Rising More Sharply Again

Raises important concerns. 

3) The President on ACA Progress 

Obama Announces 11.4 Million People Enroll In Marketplace Plans
Marketplace Website Still Has Many 'Back End' Glitches 

Affecting Insurer

Questions Grow About GOP, Administration Plans 

Should Supreme Court Reject Subsidies

4) How Medicare Was Made

Wish the title included Medicaid.  

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