Open Health Policy
Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in U.S. Adults Remain Elevated
After improving rapidly in early 2021, rates of poor mental health have remained stubbornly high.
The Unseen Realities Behind Mental Healthcare in Schools
More mental health professionals in schools risks worsening shortages elsewhere.
Conservative Health Policy
Pro-market health policy scholars need to articulate a coherent healthcare policy.
How Zero-Harm Policies Hurt Patients and Clinicians
CMS’s single-metric goals have unintended consequences.
Nearly 6 in 10 US Adults Say They’ve Been on Medicaid or Have a Loved-One Who Has
Why do so many Americans have a personal connection to a program meant to help the needy?
Healthcare Isn’t the Place to Solve All Problems
Should scarce, expensive medical staff be deputized for social work?
Faster Vaccine Development Could Save Lives, But Would People Trust It?
New data suggest many would.
Denying Medicaid Crowd-Out Doesn’t Make It Go Away
A White House report claims that Medicaid enrollment gains have not been offset by a decrease in private insurance coverage. They have.
How Middlemen Undermine Patient-Centered Care
A new study shows that doctors disregard patient-reported outcome measures.
End of Medicaid’s Continuous Enrollment: What Are the Stakes?
Return Medicaid to the intended beneficiaries.
Rapid Antigen Tests: A Missed Opportunity
At $5 per test, RATs were a bargain compared to other public health interventions.
Medicaid Expansion: Who Are We Talking About?
To usefully interpret research on Medicaid expansion, it’s crucial to recognize the populations being studied – and those being left out.
© 2023 Open Health Project, Mercatus Center at George Mason Univ.
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