Health Policy Updates

List of health policy updates from the Health Systems and Policy Monitor (HSPM) hosted by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

CANADA
Date Title Author(s)
23/01/2020 A new wave of centralized governance and planning across Canada’s provinces Sara Allin
14/09/2019 Canadian Pharmacare Council’s recommendations for efficient and equitable universal prescription drug coverage Matthew Charles Farr, Sara Allin, Michael Grignon
13/12/2018 Legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada Matthew Charles Farr and Sara Allin
11/03/2018 New federal projects announced to address Canada’s opioid crisis Matthew Charles Farr, Husayn Marani, Gregory P. Marchildon
01/06/2017 Reforming the regulation of therapeutic products in Canada: The Protecting of Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) Katherine Fierlbeck ,Alex Titeu
Additional Credits: Gregory P. Marchildon
31/05/2017 Developing a Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions Framework for Yukon as a foundation for policy reform Gillian Mulvale, Alex Titeu, Gregory P. Marchildon
15/12/2015 Saskatchewan Joins British Columbia in Introducing an Immunize or Mask Policy Amy Zarzeczny
04/12/2015 Introducing Midwifery-led Birth Centres to Ontario Cristina Mattison
Additional Credits: Gregory P. Marchildon
04/12/2015 Expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists in Ontario Glen E. Randall, Neil G. Barr, Patricia A. Wakefield, Mark G. Embrett
Additional Credits: Gregory P. Marchildon
21/01/2015 Midwifery Reform in Nova Scotia Annie Morrison
26/06/2014 Introducing Physician Assistants to Ontario Meredith Vanstone
12/06/2014 Implementing centralized wait lists for patients without a family physician in Quebec Mylaine Breton
12/06/2014 The Canadian National Orphan Drug Strategy Reform Mark Embrett
06/02/2014 Legislating Interprofessional Regulatory Collaboration in Nova Scotia William Lahey
03/10/2013 Ontario’s Personal Support Worker Registry Audrey Laporte, David Rudoler
03/10/2013 Lean Health Reforms in Saskatchewan Gregory P. Marchildon
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Date Title Author(s)
23/08/2019 New Medicaid Work Requirements Andrew J. Barnes, Lynn Y. Unruh
20/08/2018 Trump Administration to Allow Sale of Short-Term Insurance – an Alternative to the ACA Marketplaces Thomas Rice, Pauline Rosenau, Lynn Y. Unruh, Andrew J. Barnes
09/11/2017 Trump Administration Executive Actions to Reduce Subsidies and Insurance Policy Protections Morgan Shell, Andrew J. Barnes
14/05/2017 House Votes to Repeal and Replace Obamacare – But there is a Long Road Ahead before Becoming Law Andrew J. Barnes, Pauline Rosenau
29/04/2017 The First 100 Days of the Trump Presidency Pauline Rosenau
02/04/2017 Republican Majority Fails to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act Thomas Rice, Pauline Rosenau, Lynn Y. Unruh, Andrew J. Barnes
14/11/2016 Donald Trump’s Health Policy Campaign Proposals Pauline Rosenau
Additional Credits: Thomas Rice
03/10/2016 E-Cigarettes and Now Regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Andrew J. Barnes
03/04/2016 Cost Trends in the Affordable Care Act: March 2016 Pauline Rosenau, Andrew J. Barnes
02/04/2016 Potential Impact of a New Supreme Court Justice on Health Policy Andrew J. Barnes, Pauline Rosenau
02/02/2016 A Merger Frenzy Among Large U.S. Insurers Andrew J. Barnes
30/09/2015 High Deductibles in the Health Care Exchanges Thomas Rice
25/06/2015 Medicare to Pay Physicians Based on Performance Thomas Rice
07/05/2015 The ACA-Initiated Cooperative Insurance Companies in the U.S.: An Update Pauline Rosenau
23/03/2015 Medicaid “Fee Bump” Expiration Lynn Y. Unruh, Andrew J. Barnes
21/08/2014 Exemptions to the Health Law Mandate to Obtain Health Insurance Pauline Rosenau, Andrew J. Barnes, Thomas Rice, Lynn Y. Unruh
27/06/2014 Nearly 60,000 Veterans Experiences Excessive Delays in Receiving Medical Care Andrew J. Barnes
12/05/2014 Return to Narrow Networks? Lynn Y. Unruh
26/03/2014 Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Market Andrew J. Barnes, Pauline Rosenau
27/01/2014 Older Americans Signing up for Exchanges Thomas Rice, Andrew J. Barnes
22/11/2013 ACA Insurance Cancellations Fix: Individuals Can “Keep Their Plans If They Like Them” For One More Year Lynn Y. Unruh, Pauline Rosenau
22/11/2013 Health Exchanges Open and Glitches abound Andrew J. Barnes, Thomas Rice
22/11/2013 Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act Occurring in only Half of he States Thomas Rice, Pauline Rosenau
19/11/2013 Latest developments in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Andrew J. Barnes, Lynn Y. Unruh