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The Individual Mandate in Perspective

March 27, 2012

Estimates the number and percentage of Americans who are exempt from the healthcare reform law's requirement to have insurance coverage; those who are subject to it but already have coverage; and those who are required to purchase coverage or pay a fine.

Refocusing Responsibility for Dual Eligibles: Why Medicare Should Take the Lead

October 5, 2011

Examines the federal share of costs for those eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, potential savings from better management of Medicare-funded care, and risks of greater state responsibility for spending. Calls for federally led efforts to cut costs.

Bundling Payment for Episodes of Hospital Care: Issues and Recommendations for the New Pilot Program in Medicare

July 18, 2011

Outlines the 2010 healthcare reform's provision to launch a pilot project for bundling Medicare payments around hospitalization episodes of care, the rationale for hospital episode bundling, and guidance on designing an effective pilot program.