Health Policy Update
Every other week, theWeekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- The increasing number of states adopting health care reform initiatives;
- The effect of hospice enrollment on Medicaid and Medicare spending;
- The disparity between patient populations in Medicare clinical trials versus actual Medicare beneficiaries; and
- The impact of private health insurance coverage on Veterans Health Administration health care services.