United States of America

Academic Direction

  • Dr. Thomas Rice
    Associate Director (United States) of the NAO
    Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Individual participants

  • Dr. Richard Saltman, Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Associate Director of Research Policy, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels
  • Dr. Thomas Bossert, Director of International Health Systems Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Dr. Pauline Rosenau, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health
  • Dr. Lynn Unruh, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Central Florida
  • Dr. Andrew Barnes, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University


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.

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