EYE ON WASHINGTON
Gail R. Wilensky: MA ruling may signal industry readiness to integrate SDH into traditional medical care
Gail R. Wilensky: the 'disruptors' move into health care
Gail R. Wilensky: the continued move to greater -- integration and consolidation
Gail R. Wilensky: calling into question the nation’s -- commitment to value-based health care
Gail R. Wilensky: the challenges of "repeal and replace"
Gail R. Wilensky: Part B drugs revisited—yet again
Gail R. Wilensky: from multiple health plans back to "no plan"
Gail R. Wilensky: "from "no plan" to multiple plans, but no consensus to date"
Gail R. Wilensky: "the ACA—and other healthcare issues confronting a new Congress"
Gail R. Wilensky: "healthcare reform challenges continue for a new administration and congress"
Gail R. Wilensky: "The Reincarnation of the Public Option"
Gail R. Wilensky: ”2017 shows signs of major ACA premium increases”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”The ACA Turns 6 as the Election Hype Continues”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Negotiating’ Drug Prices for Medicare”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Are We Seeing an End to Slow Healthcare Spending?”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Still Changing: The Uncertain Future of the Affordable Care Act’s
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Still Changing: Medicare Turns 50”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”2016 exchange rate hikes: how big will they be?”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”developing the metrics for payment reform”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Medicare's 'dramatic change' in how it pays for care”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”what lies ahead for healthcare reform?”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”asking the right questions about narrow networks”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”one more take on the Halbig decision and its aftermath”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”the roller-coaster image of the VA”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”why implementing the ACA has been harder than we thought”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”why 2014 may be the year for physician payment reform”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”Nov. 30 has passed—so now what?”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”a bumpier roll-out than expected”
Gail R. Wilensky: ”the IRS and "your health care”
(July 7, 2013)
Gail R. Wilensky “India’s decision on Gleevec®: implications for the future”
(April 30, 2013)
Gail R. Wilensky “the fiscal cliff resolution—one more missed opportunity
to reform entitlements”
(March 31, 2013)
Gail R. Wilensky “is the slowdown in healthcare spending sustainable?”
(December 26 2012)
Gail R. Wilensky “uncertainty dominates the near-term environment”
(September 4 2012)
Gail R. Wilensky “physician spending revisited ... once again?”
(July 16 2012)
Gail R. Wilensky “What Happens Now With the Affordable Care Act?”
(June 26 2012)
Gail R. Wilensky “reforming the delivery system”
Gail R. Wilensky “improving value in Medicaid”
Gail R. Wilensky “healthcare spending: good news/bad news”
Gail R. Wilensky “Medicare spending—again in the spotlight”
Gail R. Wilensky “ACO Regs, Round 1”
Gail R. Wilensky “continuing uncertainty dominates
the healthcare landscape”
Gail R. Wilensky “2011 … What Lies Ahead for Health Care?”
comparative effectiveness research: so far, so good
"As anyone who has followed the lengthy debate around the
passage of the Affordable Care Act knows, comparative
effectiveness research (CER) is now part of healthcare reform."
Medicare solvency extended … but with many caveats
"In early August, the trustees of the Social Security and
Medicare trust funds released their annual report about the
current and projected status of the programs."
healthcare reform: time to attend to the details
"Now that healthcare reform legislation is the law of the land—
at least version 1.0 of healthcare reform—the real work starts."
last throes of healthcare reform 1.0
After focusing on healthcare reform for most of 2009, the
House and the Senate are in the final stages of reconciling the
differences among their various bills both within and between
the two houses of Congress.
what can we really expect from healthcare reform?
Sorting through all of the charges and countercharges that
have been raised against the various healthcare reform bills is
a challenge as we enter what is likely to be the final critical
period that will determine the fate of healthcare legislation in
2009. It’s probably not surprising that this is where we find
healthcare reform: a work in progress
Once again a Democratic president has made passage
of healthcare reform a major domestic priority for his
the Massachusetts experience: can it inform the
early legislative wins for Obama
Within his first month in office, President Obama can already
point to two important pieces of legislation that have been
enacted into law.
a new year, a new administration, and old, familiar
challenges for health care
changes in healthcare financing
a retrospective of the past decade
campaign 2008 - healthcare reform revisited
on fiscal wake-up tours and toothless tigers
Medicare continues to struggle with physician payment
the future of military health care (February 2008)
the SCHIP debate raises fundamental questions (October 2007)
the growing interest in a comparative clinical effectiveness center (August 2007)
changing the tax code for health insurance (April 2007)
pay for performance and physicians—an open question (February 2007)
the challenge of Medicare physician spending
clearing the way for transparency in health care
implementing the Medicare drug benefit—the first 90 days
the State of the Union speech and health care
On the road to a national performance measurement system
Meeting the pay-for-performance imperative
Consumer-directed Health Plans
A New Force In Health Insurance?
The Challenges of Medicaid
Implementing The MMA
The Growing Challenge of Medicare
Medicare Bill Sets Precedent For Future Funding
Next Steps for Health Care