How will the CARES Act impact COVID-19 test pricing? One of our Schaeffer Initiative experts suggests a change to require insurers to pay for testing at Medicare prices and prohibit balance billing patients.
Without assistance from the federal government, states will likely be forced to make deep program cuts, enact substantial tax increases, or both. Either strategy would worsen the economic downturn and its aftermath.
A USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative expert examines if the mandate meaningfully increased coverage and what can be learned from the ACA if policymakers want to achieve universal coverage in the future.
Our Schaeffer Initiative experts evaluate the president’s budget in a piece in JAMA Health Forum. The budget includes Medicare provider and drug payment reforms, as well as some policies that will impact the Affordable Care Act.
How will remanding Texas v. U.S. case to the lower court will affect the health care market? Drug manufacturers face tremendous scientific uncertainty while ACA funding has clearly become a major component in state spending.