January 2016

How Does a Health Care Idea Become a Law?

The road that a policy idea must travel before it becomes a federal law can be long and winding. This infographic shows the steps that nearly every bill takes on its journey to the president’s desk. 

Fact Sheet
January 2016

Proven Best Choices

Families USA and the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) have produced a new series of consumer guides to help patients and clinicians focus on which tests or treatments to choose when several reasonable options exist.

Short Analysis
January 2016

What Advocates Should Know about 1332 State Innovation Waivers

Beginning in 2017, the Affordable Care Act permits states to apply for waivers to begin experimenting with strategies to provide residents with access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. Known as 1332 state innovation waivers, these waivers can be an important vehicle for the next round of state improvements in health care. 


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