The 4 Arguments You Will Hear Against Drug Price Negotiation

As the Biden administration begins the process of negotiation drug prices for Medicare as authorized in the Inflation Reduction Act, KFF’s Larry Levitt probes some of the arguments against it and the policy and political implications of the debate in this New York Times op-ed column.

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Health Care Issues in the Early Stages of the 2024 Election

In this JAMA Health Forum column, Larry Levitt examines differences in the Republican presidential candidates’ records and positions on health issues, including Medicaid and abortion, that could play a role in the primaries and would set up a sharp contrast in the general election against President Biden.

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A Focus on Contraception in the Wake of Dobbs

In this commentary for Women’s Health Issues, a publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, KFF experts discuss contraceptive coverage and financing policies, access points within the delivery system, and the role of mis- and disinformation.

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PEPFAR Reauthorization on the Horizon

In this Think Global opinion piece, Jennifer Kates and Kellie Moss discuss what could happen if the United States’ signature initiative on global health is not reauthorized.

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Increasingly Privatized Public Health Insurance Programs in the US

In this JAMA Forum column, KFF’s Larry Levitt examines the growing role of private insurance companies in public programs, including Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care, and the tradeoffs that result.

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The Commercialization of Covid Vaccines Is Coming. Here’s What It Means.

In this commentary for Barron’s, KFF’s Cynthia Cox and Jennifer Kates explore what will happen with costs to COVID-19 vaccines for people with and without insurance once the relevant public health emergency ends on May 11.

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