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There’s no pain-free way to get beyond silver loading

This blog’s readers know that President Trump’s termination of federal cost-sharing-reduction (CSR) payments in late 2017 had unexpected effects. Intended as a deadly blow to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) health insurance exchanges, the… Read more.

09.10.2019 / Stan Dorn, / Insights Column

Maryland’s Path to a Prescription Drug Affordability Board

Written by Catherine Kirk Robins, Deputy Director, Maryland Citizen’s Health Initiative The drug pricing system in this country is broken. Lifesaving medicines are frequently priced out of reach, resulting in nearly one third of Americans reporting… Read more.

07.01.2019 / Insights Column

Silver Linings for Silver Loading

Stan Dorn, Silver Linings for Silver Loading, Health Affairs Blog, 6/3/2019,https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20190530.156427/full/. One of the strangest chapters in the Affordable Care Act’s history began a few hours after midnight on October 13, 2017. At 2:36… Read more.

06.03.2019 / Stan Dorn, / Insights Column