LDI Fellows work on how to optimize insurance, provider, and supplier markets for affordable, accessible quality health care. They explore issues including the role of insurance design in promoting access and value, the effects of rising out-of-pocket costs, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
A new report examines five states' efforts to expand health coverage. It explores the context and climate for reform within the state, stakeholder involvement, political coalitions, financing, and possible opposition. Learn more about the work of the new partnership between Penn LDI and United States of Care.
Prevalence declines since 2014
Carrier exits had substantial impact
Narrower networks more likely to exclude oncologists associated with high-quality cancer centers
How different approaches compare
High out-of-pocket costs under Medicare Part D may limit or delay treatment
Study finds 11 percent reduction in the number of loans taken out each month
Estimating effects of public insurance expansion for adults: evidence from California hospitals
What are the policy options?
Who gained coverage, and implications for access
Law had little effect on labor market outcomes
What has the ACA done to "bend the cost curve"?