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- Comments commissioned by FRESH-Thinking for Workshops
- Articles by Fuchs
Vic Fuchs Speaks!
The Health Care Blog, September 19, 2010
Health Care Reform and Cost Control
Peter R. Orszag, Ph.D., and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
NEJM, July 29, 2010
The Independent Payment Advisory Board
Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, J.D.
NEJM, May 26, 2010
Implementing Qualifications Criteria and Technical
Assistance for Accountable Care Organizations
Stephen M. Shortell, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H. and Lawrence P. Casalino, M.D., Ph.D.
JAMA, May 2010
New York Times, July 2009
Letters to health-care Santa--Let Ron Wyden fix the exchanges!
Washington Post, December 2009
Features Victor Fuchs (photo and interview)
What Happened to Cost Controls?
Time, December 2009
Features Alan Garber
Health Care’s Obstacle: No Will to Cut
New York Times, March 2010
Health Care Reform (pdf)
A Collection of Published Articles on U.S. Health Care Reform by Victor Fuchs, Head of Core Group, FRESH-Thinking
Controlling Health Care Costs - How to Bend the Curve
The Healthcare Blog, November 2009
Health Care Reform - Getting Down to Specifics
The Huffington Post, October 2009
Bringing Health Care Reform Back into a Health Insurance Reform Bill
Health Affairs Blog, September 2009
Cost Shifting Does Not Reduce
the Cost of Health Care
Victor R. Fuchs, Ph.D.
JAMA, September 2, 2009
Health Care Reform: Toward More Freedom, Responsibility, for Physicians
Harold S. Luft, Ph.D.
New England Journal of Medicine, August 6, 2009
A Public Option Isn't a Curse, or a Cure
New York Times, August 15, 2009
What’s Wrong With a Single-Payer System?
David Brooks and Gail Collins
New York Times, July 29, 2009
Update from the FRESH-Thinking Capstone Conference
Teal Pennebaker, May 15, 2009
Access and Ability to Pay: The Ethics of a Tiered Health Care System
Benjamin J. Krohmal, BA; Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
Arch. Intern. Med. 2007
For Democrats, Pragmatism on Universal Health Care
Washington Post, July 10, 2007
Aims to Identify Fixes for Healthcare System
Stanford Report, October 24, 2007
NOW on the News, PBS, “Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Universal Health Care”, web interview on April 13, 2007, http://www.pbs.org/now/news/315.html
A Health Care Plan So Simple, Even Stephen Colbert Couldn't Simplify It
Robert H. Frank
NY Times, February 15, 2007
Public Support for National Health Insurance: The Role of Attitudes and Beliefs, Seminar Series with CHP/PCOR Stanford’s Victor R. Fuchs, M. Kate Bundorf
Making Health Care the Engine That Drives the Economy
NY Times, August 22, 2006
Medicare Advantage – Past, Present, and Future, a workshop paper (pdf)
Jay Crosson, M.D., Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
John Bertko, FSA, Brookings Institution
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (pdf)
Timothy Stoltzfus Jost
Medicare Workshop: The Independent Payment Advisory Board Discussion Summary
Health Care Reform and Biomedical Innovation
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
Health Care For All Americans--An Economic Perspective
Victor R. Fuchs and John B. Shoven
Plan Competition for Health System Efficiency
Alan M. Garber, Dana P. Goldman and Darius Lakdawalla
and Regulatory Issues Presented by Health Care Reform
Timothy Stoltzfus Jost
Insurance and Payment for Health Care
Harold S. Luft
Regulatory Component of Health Care Reform
Roger G. Noll
Politics of Paying for Health Reform--Zombies, Payroll
Taxes, and the Holy Grail
Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D.
Health Technology Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness: Recommendations for Improving Health Care Value in the United States (PowerPoint file)
Steven D. Pearson
Transition to Comprehensive Health Care Reform
Alice M. Rivlin
Accountable Care Systems for Comprehensive Healthcare
Stephen M. Shortell and Lawrence Casalino
Outcome Assessment and Health Care Reform
Jonathan Skinner, Amitabh Chandra, and Elliott Fisher
System Reform: The Value and Price of Innovation
Samuel O. Thier, M.D.
Risk Equalization in an Individual Health Insurance Market: The Only Escape from the Tradeoff Between Affordability, Efficiency And Selection: The Netherlands as a Case Study
Wynand PMM van de Ven and Frederik T. Schut
Commentaries for The Technology and Outcomes Assessment Workshop, February 8-9, 2007
Technology and Outcomes Assessment: A View from Both Sides of the Atlantic
Skinner J., Chandra A., and Fisher E. The Role of Outcomes Assessment in Health Care Reform
Pearson S. Health Technology Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness: Recommendations for Improving Health Care Value in the United States
By Stirling Bryan (University of Birmingham, UK) and Marthe Gold (City University of New York Medical School, New York, NY)
Sharon Levine, M.D., Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group, Inc.
The Role of Technology Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Increasing Health Care Value in the U.S.—Commentary and a Perspective from an Integrated Delivery System
Outcome Assessment and Health Care Reform by Jonathan Skinner, Amitabh Chandra, and Elliott Fisher
Commentaries for The Organization and Delivery of Care and Payment to Providers Workshop, March 1-2, 2007
Denis Cortese, M.D.
Comments on Papers by Steven Shortell--Larry Casalino and Harold Luft
Prepared for FRESH-Thinking
Comments on paper by Steven Shortell and Lawrence Casalino and paper by Hal Luft for the Focused Research on Efficient, Secure Healthcare (FRESH) Thinking Conference session on The Organization and Delivery of Care and Payment to Providers
Commentaries for The Structure of Health Plan Competition Workshop, May 3-4, 2007
Alain Enthoven, Ph.D.
Comments on “Risk Equalization in an Individual Health Insurance Market: The Only Escape from the Tradeoff Between Affordability, Efficiency and Selection: The Netherlands as a Case Study.”
Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D.
"Cutting Health Reform Down To Size”
Gabi Bin Nun
Changes in the Financing of Health Care After the Introduction of the National Health Insurance Law (NHIL) in Israel
Health Plan Competition – Comprehensive Health Care Reform, Comments on “Risk Equalization In an Individual Health Insurance Market: The Only Escape from the Tradeoff Between Affordability, Efficiency and Selection: The Netherlands as a Case Study”
Commentaries for Funding of Health Care For All Americans, October 18-19, 2007
Alan J. Auerbach
Commentary Auerbach Funding Health Care for All Americans
Alice M. Rivlin
Commentary Rivlin on Funding Health Care
Commentaries for Legal and Regulatory Reform, November 29-30, 2007
Rep. Jim Cooper
Fresh Thinking Response (Cooper on Jost)
Rep. Jim Cooper
Response to Professor Noll
Gillian K. Hadfield, University of Southern California
Comments on Jost “Legal and Regulatory Issues Presented by Health Care Reform” and Noll
“The Regulatory Component of Health Care Reform”
Mark A. Hall
Health Law: A Constitution-Free Zone (Commentary on Jost and Noll)
William M. Sage, M.D., J.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Comments on FRESH Thinking Papers
Commentaries for Innovations in a Cost-Constrained Environment, February 28-29, 2008
Commentaries for Transitions Workshop, January 8- 9, 2009
Response to Alice Rivlin's Paper
V. Fuchs, Health Care Reform, a Collection of Published Articles on U.S. Health Care Reform
V. Fuchs, New Priorities for Future Biomedical Innovations, New England Journal of Medicine vol. 363, 8 (2010)
V. Fuchs, Health Care Is Different—That’s Why Expenditures Matter, JAMA, May 2010
V. Fuchs, Health Reform: Getting the Essentials Right, Health Affairs, January 16, 2009
V. Fuchs, Health Care Reform - Why So Much Talk and So Little Action?, New England Journal of Medicine, January 15, 2009
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, Who Really Pays for Health Care?, Chicago Tribune.com, March 27, 2008
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, Who Really Pays for Health Care? The Myth of "Shared Responsibility", Journal of the American Medical Association, March 5, 2008.
V. Fuchs, What Are The Prospects For Enduring Comprehensive Health Care Reform?, Perspectives, November / December 2007
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, A Comprehensive Cure: Universal Health Care Vouchers, published by the Hamilton Project and the Brookings Institute, July 2007
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, Beyond Health-Care Band-Aids, Op-Ed, Washington Post,
Wednesday, February 7, 2007; A17
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, A New Health Care Plan, The New Republic, February 19, 2007
B. J. Krohmal and E. Emanuel, Payment and Access: The Ethics of a Two-Tiered Health Care System. Archives of Internal Medicine, 2007
E. Emanuel and V. Fuchs, How to Cure U.S. Health Care, Fortune, November 13, 2006; 78.
E. Enthoven and V. Fuchs., Employment-Based Health Insurance: Past, Present, and Future. Health Affairs, Nov.-Dec. 2006