Health Policy Update
Every other week, The Weekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- The rising cost of individual and small-group health care coverage in California;
- Using observable health to predict enrollment in Medicare prescription drug coverage;
- The correlation between low Medicaid reimbursements and low nurse staffing levels at nursing homes; and
- The effect of telemonitoring on treatment for chronic conditions.