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May 22, 2017

CSSRR Health–May 22, 2017

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Gaps in Coverage Among People With Pre-Existing Conditions,” by Larry Levitt, Anthony Damico, Gary Claxton, Cynthia Cox, and Karen Pollitz (May 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

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Panel Study of Income Dynamics Paper: “Comparing Health Estimates in the PSID and NHIS, 2001-2015,” by Noura E. Insolera and Vicki A. Freedman (May 2017, .pdf format, 12p.).

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May 16, 2017

CSSRR Health–May 16, 2017

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Population Reference Bureau Report: “Integrating Health Services for Young People: Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic,” by Toshiko Kaneda and Reshma Naik (May 2017, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.prb.org…

May 12, 2017

CSSRR Health–May 12, 2017

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Proposed Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers in Maine and Wisconsin,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Elizabeth Hinton, and Robin Rudowitz (May 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

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B. “Ten Ways That the House American Health Care Act Could Affect Women,” by Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff, Laurie Sobel, and Caroline Rosenzweig (May 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

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Lancet Article Abstracts:

A. “Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Tobacco Collaborators (Vol. 389, No. 10082, May 13, 2017, p. 1885-1906). Note: Lancet is providing open access to this article.

www.thelancet.com…

B. “Estimates and 25-year trends of the global burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015,” by Aaron J. Cohen, Michael Brauer, Richard Burnett, H. Ross Anderson, Joseph Frostad, Kara Estep, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Bert Brunekreef, Lalit Dandona, Rakhi Dandona, Valery Feigin, Greg Freedman, Bryan Hubbell, Amelia Jobling, Haidong Kan, Luke Knibbs, Yang Liu, Randall Martin, Lidia Morawska, C. Arden Pope III, Hwashin Shin, Kurt Straif, Gavin Shaddick, Matthew Thomas, Rita van Dingenen, Aaron van Donkelaar, Theo Vos, Christopher J. L. Murray, and Mohammad H. Forouzanfar (Vol. 389, No. 10082, May 13, 2017, p. 1907-1918). Note: Lancet is providing open access to this article.

www.thelancet.com…

May 1, 2017

CSSRR Health/Sociology–May 1, 2017

Population Reference Bureau Report: “Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard,” (April 2017, .pdf format, 131p.).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Health–May 1, 2017

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 6, April 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The title of this issue is “Consumer Engagement in Health Care and Choice of Health Plan: Differences Among Millennials, Baby Boomers, and Generation X Have Implications for Plan Sponsors,” by Paul Fronstin, and Anne Elmlinger.

www.ebri.org…

April 26, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 26, 2017

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “Publicly Funded Contraceptive Services at U.S. Clinics, 2015,” by Jennifer J. Frost, Lori F. Frohwirth, Nakeisha Blades, Mia R. Zolna, Ayana Douglas-Hall and Jonathan Bearak (April 2017, .pdf and Excel format, 12p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “The Role of Medicaid in Rural America,” by Julia Foutz, Samantha Artiga, and Rachel Garfield (April 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

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B. “The Effects of Ending the Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments,” by Larry Levitt, Cynthia Cox, and Gary Claxton (April 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

kff.org…

April 25, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 25, 2017

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “From Paper to Practice: Sexuality Education Policies and Their Implementation in Ghana,” by Kofi Awusabo-Asare, Melissa Stillman, Sarah Keogh, David Teye Doku, Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme, Kobina Esia-Donkoh, Ellie Leong, Joshua Amo-Adjei and Akinrinola Bankole (April 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 82p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

April 21, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 21, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Nepal: DHS 2016 – Key Indicators Report,” (PR88, April 2017, .pdf format, 53p.).

dhsprogram.com…

April 20, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 20, 2017

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “From Paper to Practice: Sexuality Education Policies and Their Implementation in Kenya,” by Estelle M. Sidze, Melissa Stillman, Sarah Keogh, Stephen Mulupi, Caroline P. Egesa, Ellie Leong, Martin Mutua, Winstoun Muga, Akinrinola Bankole, and Chimaraoke Izugbara (April 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 75p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

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Population Reference Bureau Article: “New Studies Link U.S. Hispanics’ Longer Life Expectancy to Migration Patterns, Less Smoking,” by Paola Scommegna (April 2017).

www.prb.org…

April 19, 2017

CSSRR Health/Sociology-April 19, 2017

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract: “Prenatal loss of father during World War One is predictive of a reduced lifespan in adulthood,” by Nicolas Todd, Alain-Jacques Valleron, and Pierre Bougnères (Vol. 114, No. 16, April 18, 2017, p. 4201–4206).

www.pnas.org…

April 13, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 13, 2017

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Brookings Institute Report: “Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century,” by Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton (April 2017, .pdf format, 59p.).

www.brookings.edu…

April 10, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–April 10, 2017

Population Reference Bureau Report: “The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From The 2011-2015 American Community Survey Chartbook,” by Kelvin Pollard and Linda A. Jacobsen (March 2017, .pdf format, 107p.).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Health–April 10, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Myanmar DHS, 2015-16 – Final Report,” (FR324, March 2017, .pdf format, 453p.).

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King’s Fund [UK] Report: “Public satisfaction with the NHS in 2016,” by Ruth Robertson (March 2017, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.kingsfund.org…

April 5, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 5, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Malawi DHS, 2015-16 – Final Report,” (FR319, February 2017, .pdf format, 458p.).

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Health Plan Switching: A Case Study–Implications for Private- and Public-Health-Insurance Exchanges and Increased Health Plan Choice,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck (EBRI Issue Brief No. 432, March 2017, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ebri.org…

April 2, 2017

CSSRR Health–April 2, 2017

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Lancet Article Abstract: “Future life expectancy in 35 industrialised countries: projections with a Bayesian model ensemble,” by Vasilis Kontis, James E. Bennett, Colin D. Mathers, Guangquan Li, Kyle Foreman, and Majid Ezzati (Vol. 389, No. 10076, April 1, 2017, p. 1323-1335).

www.thelancet.com…

March 17, 2017

CSSRR Health–March 17, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Report: “Aiming Higher: Results from the Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance 2017 Edition,” by David Radley, Douglas McCarthy, and Susan L. Hayes (March 2017, .pdf format, 48p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Medicaid Restructuring Under the American Health Care Act and Nonelderly Adults with Disabilities,” by MaryBeth Musumeci and Julia Foutz (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

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March 14, 2017

CSSRR Health/Sociology–March 14, 2017

Population Reference Bureau Report: “Youth Contraceptive Use: Effective Interventions,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.prb.org…

March 10, 2017

CSSRR Health/Sociology–March 10, 2017

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Relationships between social isolation, neighborhood poverty, and cancer mortality in a population-based study of US adults,” by Andrea Fleisch Marcus, Alex H. Illescas, Bernadette C. Hohl, and Adana A. M. Llanos (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173370. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173370, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org…

CSSRR Health–March 10, 2017

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Lancet Article Abstract: “Trends in premature mortality in the USA by sex, race, and ethnicity from 1999 to 2014: an analysis of death certificate data,” by Meredith S. Shiels, Pavel Chernyavskiy, William F. Anderson, Ana F. Best, Emily A Haozous, Patricia Hartge, Philip S. Rosenberg, David Thomas, Neal D. Freedman, and Amy Berrington de Gonzalez (Vol. 389, No. 10073, March 11, 2017, p. 1043-1054).

www.thelancet.com…

March 7, 2017

CSSRR Health–March 7, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Evidence from the Private Option: The Arkansas Experience,” by Bethany Maylone and Benjamin D. Sommers (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “How Affordable Care Act Repeal and Replace Plans Might Shift Health Insurance Tax Credits,” by Cynthia Cox, Gary Claxton, and Larry Levitt (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

kff.org…

February 23, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 23, 2017

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 3, February 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article in this issue is “Health Experts Consider a Post-ACA World,” by Stephen Blakely.

www.ebri.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Understanding the Intersection of Medicaid and Work,” by Rachel Garfield, Robin Rudowitz, and Anthony Damico (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

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B. “Pre-ACA Market Practices Provide Lessons for ACA Replacement Approaches,” by Gary Claxton, Larry Levitt, and Karen Pollitz (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

kff.org…

C. “The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review,” by Larisa Antonisse, Rachel Garfield, Robin Rudowitz, and Samantha Artiga (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p.).

kff.org…

February 22, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 22, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Building the Coverage Continuum: The Role of State Medicaid Directors and Insurance Commissioners,” by Joel Ario and Deborah Bachrach (February 2017, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.com…

February 20, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 20, 2017

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Briefs:

A. “The U.S. Congress and Global Health: A Primer,” by Kellie Moss and Jennifer Kates (January 2017, .pdf format, 20p.).

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B. “Key Issues in Children’s Health Coverage,” by Samantha Artiga and Petry Ubri (February 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

kff.org…

February 17, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 17, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Afghanistan DHS, 2015 – Final Report,” (FR323, February 2017, .pdf format, 467p.).

dhsprogram.com…

February 15, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 15, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Efforts to Support Consumer Enrollment Decisions Using Total Cost Estimators: Lessons from the Affordable Care Act’s Marketplaces,” by Justin Giovannelli and Emily Curran (February 2017, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.com…

February 7, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 7, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How the Affordable Care Act Has Improved Americans’ Ability to Buy Health Insurance on Their Own: Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2016,” by Sara R. Collins, Munira Z. Gunja, Michelle M. Doty, and Sophie Beutel (February 2017, .pdf format, 18p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Brief:

A. “Medicaid Section 1115 Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Waivers: A Survey of Enrollment, Spending, and Program Policies,” by Molly O’Malley Watts, MaryBeth Musumeci, and Petry Ubri (January 2017, .pdf format, 23p.).

kff.org…

B. “Medicaid and Children with Special Health Care Needs,” by MaryBeth Musumeci (January 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

kff.org…

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Population Reference Bureau Article: “Data in New Wallchart Show Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Declining in Many Countries,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Morbid obesity in Taiwan: Prevalence, trends, associated social demographics, and lifestyle factors,” by Heng-Cheng Chang, Hsin-Chou Yang, Hsing-Yi Chang, Chih-Jung Yeh, Hsin-Hung Chen, Kuo-Chin Huang, and Wen-Harn Pan (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0169577. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169577, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org…

February 1, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health–February 1, 2017

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 1, January 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article of this issue is “Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses: Some Couples Could Need as Much as $350,000,” by Paul Fronstin and Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org…

January 31, 2017

CSSRR Health–January 31, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Nepal Health Facility Survey 2015: Final Report,” (SPA24, January 2017, .pdf format, 434p.).

dhsprogram.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Linking Medicaid and Supportive Housing: Opportunities and On-the-Ground Examples,” by Julia Paradise and Donna Cohen Ross (January 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

kff.org…

January 26, 2017

CSSRR Health–January 26, 2017

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New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract: “Tobacco-Product Use by Adults and Youths in the United States in 2013 and 2014,” by Karin A. Kasza, Bridget K. Ambrose, Kevin P. Conway, Nicolette Borek, Kristie Taylor, Maciej L. Goniewicz, K. Michael Cummings, Eva Sharma, Jennifer L. Pearson, Victoria R. Green, Annette R. Kaufman, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Mark J. Travers, Jonathan Kwan, M.S., Cindy Tworek, Yu-Ching Cheng, Ling Yang, Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, Dana M. van Bemmel, Cathy L. Backinger, Wilson M. Compton, and Andrew J. Hyland (Vol. 376, No. 4, January 26, 2017, p. 342-353).

www.nejm.org…

January 24, 2017

CSSRR Health–January 24, 2017

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Journal of the American Medical Association Articles: Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 317, No. 4, January 24/31, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

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Trends and Patterns of Disparities in Cancer Mortality Among US Counties, 1980-2014,” by Ali H. Mokdad, Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Christina Fitzmaurice, Rebecca W. Stubbs, Amelia Bertozzi-Villa, Chloe Morozoff, Raghid Charara, Christine Allen, Mohsen Naghavi, and Christopher J. L. Murray (p. 388-406).

January 23, 2017

CSSRR Health–January 23, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Medicaid’s Future: What Might ACA Repeal Mean?” by Sara Rosenbaum, Sara Rothenberg, Rachel Gunsalus, and Sara Schmucker (January 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.com…

January 10, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–January 10, 2017

Rand Labor and Population Program Report: “Demographic, Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics: Development of a U.S. Contextual Database of 1990–2010 Measures,” by Christine E. Peterson, Margaret M. Weden, and Regina A. Shih (December 2016, .pdf format, 82p.).

www.rand.org…

CSSRR Health–January 10, 2017

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Repealing Federal Health Reform: Economic and Employment Consequences for States,” by Leighton Ku, Erika Steinmetz, Erin Brantley, and Brian Bruen (January 2017, .pdf format, 18p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “The Future of Contraceptive Coverage,” by Laurie Sobel, Alina Salganicoff, and Caroline Rosenzweig (January 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 6p.).

kff.org…

January 3, 2017

CSSRR Health/Sociology–January 3, 2017

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract: “Decline in the negative association between low birth weight and cognitive ability,” by Alice Goisis, Berkay Ozcan, and Mikko Myrskyla (Vol. 114, No. 1, January 3, 2017, p. 84-88).

www.pnas.org…

December 27, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 27, 2016

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Journal of the American Medical Association Articles: Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 316, No. 24, December 27, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com…

US Spending on Personal Health Care and Public Health, 1996-2013,” by Joseph L. Dieleman, Ranju Baral, Maxwell Birger, Anthony L. Bui, Anne Bulchis, Abigail Chapin, Hannah Hamavid, Cody Horst, Elizabeth K. Johnson, Jonathan Joseph, Rouselle Lavado, Liya Lomsadze, Alex Reynolds, Ellen Squires, Madeline Campbell, Brendan DeCenso, Daniel Dicker, Abraham D. Flaxman, Rose Gabert, Tina Highfill, Mohsen Naghavi, Noelle Nightingale, Tara Templin, Martin I. Tobias, Theo Vos, and Christopher J. L. Murray.

December 23, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “A Long Way in a Short Time: States’ Progress on Health Care Coverage and Access, 2013–2015,” by Susan L. Hayes, Sara R. Collins, David Radley, Douglas McCarthy, and Sophie Beutel (December 2016, .pdf format, 18p.).

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King’s Fund [UK] Report: “How hospital activity and funding in England have changed over time,” by David Maguire, Phoebe Dunn, and Helen McKenna (December 2016, HTML format).

www.kingsfund.org…

December 20, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 20, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How Much of a Factor Is the Affordable Care Act in the Declining Uninsured Rate?” by Sherry Glied, Stephanie Ma, and Sarah Verbofsky (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Paid Family Leave and Sick Days in the U.S.: Findings from the 2016 Kaiser/HRET Employer Health Benefits Survey,” by Nisha Kurani, Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff, and Matthew Rae (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 6p.).

kff.org…

December 19, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 19, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Tanzania DHS, 2015-16 – Final Report,” (FR321, December 2016, .pdf format, 591p.).

dhsprogram.com…

December 15, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 15, 2016

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Narrow Provider Networks for Employer Plans,” by Mark A. Hall and Paul Fronstin (EBRI Issue Brief No. 428, December 2016, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.ebri.org…

December 14, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 14, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Zimbabwe DHS, 2015 – Final Report,” (FR322, December 2016, .pdf format, 547p.).

dhsprogram.com…

December 13, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 13, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Pre-existing Conditions and Medical Underwriting in the Individual Insurance Market Prior to the ACA,” by Gary Claxton, Cynthia Cox, Anthony Damico, Larry Levitt, and Karen Pollitz (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

kff.org…

B. “Private Insurance Coverage of Contraception,” by Laurie Sobel, Adara Beamesderfer, and Alina Salganicoff (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

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C. “Improving the Affordability of Coverage through the Basic Health Program in Minnesota and New York,” by Jennifer Tolbert, Larisa Antonisse, and Stan Dorn (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

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Journal of the American Medical Association Articles: Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 316, No. 22, December 14, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com…

US County-Level Trends in Mortality Rates for Major Causes of Death, 1980-2014,” by Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Amelia Bertozzi-Villa, Rebecca W. Stubbs, Chloe Morozoff, Michael J. Kutz, Chantal Huynh, Ryan M. Barber, Katya A. Shackelford, Johan P. Mackenbach, Frank J. van Lenthe, Abraham D. Flaxman, Mohsen Naghavi, Ali H. Mokdad, and Christopher J. L. Murray.

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Mapping the Prevalence of Physical Inactivity in U.S. States, 1984-2015,” by Ruopeng An, Xiaoling Xiang, Yan Yang, and Hai Yan ( PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168175. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168175, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org…

December 12, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 12, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How High-Need Patients Experience Health Care in the United States: Findings from the 2016 Commonwealth Fund Survey of High-Need Patients,” by Jamie Ryan, Melinda K. Abrams, Michelle M. Doty, Tanya Shah, and Eric C. Schneider (December 2016, .pdf format, 20p.).

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December 1, 2016

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2016

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Health Savings Account Balances, Contributions, Distributions, and Other Vital Statistics, 2015: Estimates from the EBRI HSA Database,” by Paul Fronstin (Issue Brief No. 427, November 2016, .pdf format, 28p.).

www.ebri.org…

November 29, 2016

CSSRR Health–November 29, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Report, Issue Brief:

A. “Integrating Medicaid Supplemental Payments into Value-Based Purchasing,” by Cindy Mann, Deborah Bachrach, Alice Lam, and Sarah Sullivan Codner (November 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).

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B. “What Would Block Grants or Limits on Per Capita Spending Mean for Medicaid?” by Sara Rosenbaum, Sara Schmucker, Sara Rothenberg, and Rachel Gunsalus (November 2016, .pdf format, 10p.).

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Ethiopia: DHS 2016 – Key Indicators Report,” (PR81, October 2016, .pdf format, 49p.).

dhsprogram.com…

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics in 2015: Patterns and Trends in Service Delivery Practices and Protocols,” by Mia R. Zolna and Jennifer J. Frost (November 2016, .pdf format, 68p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

November 8, 2016

CSSRR Health–November 8, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Nigeria MIS, 2015 – MIS [Malaria Indicator Survey] Final Report,” (MIS20, August 2016, .pdf format, 174p.).

dhsprogram.com…

November 4, 2016

CSSRR Health–November 4, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs, Report:

A. “Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: Examining Changes Under the ACA and the Remaining Uninsured,” by Samantha Artiga, Petry Ubri, Julia Foutz, and Anthony Damico (November 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

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B. “Access to Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage for Same-Sex Spouses,” by Lindsey Dawson, Jennifer Kates, and Matthew Rae (November 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

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C. “The Uninsured: A Primer – Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured in the Wake of National Health Reform,” by Rachel Garfield, Melissa Majerol, Anthony Damico, and Julia Foutz (November 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 20p.).

kff.org…

November 1, 2016

CSSRR Health–November 1, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Briefs:

A. “Improving Benefits and Integrating Care for Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Physical or Cognitive Impairment,” by Amber Willink, Karen Davis, and Cathy Schoen (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

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B. “Risks for Nursing Home Placement and Medicaid Entry Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Physical or Cognitive Impairment,” by Amber Willink, Karen Davis, and Cathy Schoen (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 37, No. 11, October 2016, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The title article of this issue is “Workers Like Their Benefits, Are Confident of Future Availability, But Dissatisfied With the Health Care System and Pessimistic About Future Access and Affordability,” by Paul Fronstin and Ruth Helman.

www.ebri.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report: “Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2015,” by Adam Wexler, Jennifer Kates, and Eric Lief (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

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October 28, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 28, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Funding Opportunity: “2017 DHS Fellows Program for University Faculty from Armenia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, and The Philippines,” (October 2016, deadline for applications Dec. 2, 2016).

dhsprogram.com…

October 27, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 27, 2016

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European Social Survey Report: “Social Inequalities in Health and their Determinants: Topline Results from Round 7 of the European Social Survey,” (October 2016, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.eu…

October 26, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 26, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “The Slowdown in Employer Insurance Cost Growth: Why Many Workers Still Feel the Pinch,” by Sara R. Collins, David Radley, Munira Z. Gunja, Sophie Beutel (October 2016, .pdf format, 20p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “2017 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces,” by Cynthia Cox, Michelle Long, Ashley Semanskee, Rabah Kamal, Gary Claxton, and Larry Levitt (October 2016, HTML format).

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