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October 21, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 21, 2016

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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.

www.ebri.org…

October 20, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 20, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Brief:

A. “Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Programs: 2013 Data Update,” (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 49p.).

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B. “The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid,” (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

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October 19, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 19, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “The ACA’s Cost-Sharing Reduction Plans: A Key to Affordable Health Coverage for Millions of U.S. Workers,” by Jon R. Gabel, Heidi Whitmore, Matthew Green, Adrienne Call, Sam Stromberg, and Rebecca Oran (October 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

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October 18, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 18, 2016

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Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Bulletin: “Leaving Canada for Medical Care, 2016,” by Bacchus Barua, Ingrid Timmermans, Matthew Lau, and Feixue Ren (October 2016, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

October 14, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 14, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Briefs:

A. “Implementing Coverage and Payment Initiatives: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017,” by Vernon K. Smith, Kathleen Gifford, Eileen Ellis, Barbara Edwards, Robin Rudowitz, Elizabeth Hinton, Larisa Antonisse, and Allison Valentine (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 92p.).

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B. “Putting Medicaid in the Larger Budget Context: An In-Depth Look at Four States in FY 2016 and FY 2017,” by Kathleen Gifford, Barbara Edwards, Sarah Jagger, Pat Casanova, Robin Rudowitz, Allison Valentine, Elizabeth Hinton, and Larisa Antonisse (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 24p.).

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C. “Medicaid Enrollment & Spending Growth: FY 2016 & 2017,” by Robin Rudowitz, Allison Valentine, and Vernon K. Smith (October 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

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October 7, 2016

CSSRR Sociology–October 7, 2016

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Lancet Article Abstracts:

A. “Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1459-1544).

www.thelancet.com…

B. “Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1545-1602).

www.thelancet.com…

C. “Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1603-1658).

www.thelancet.com…

D. “Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1659-1724).

www.thelancet.com…

E. “Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Child Mortality Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1725-1774).

www.thelancet.com…

F. “Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1775-1812).

www.thelancet.com…

G. “Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators (Vol. 388, No. 10053, October 8, 2016, p. 1813-1850).

www.thelancet.com…

October 6, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 6, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Integration of Infectious Disease Services with Antenatal Care Services at Health Facilities in Kenya, Malawi, and Tanzania,” by Lindsey Mallick, Rebecca Winter, Wenjuan Wang, and Jennifer Yourkavitch (AS62, August 2016, .pdf format, 72p.).

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October 3, 2016

CSSRR Health–October 3, 2016

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Monograph: Assessing Prevalence and Trends in Obesity: Navigating the Evidence, (National Academies Press, 2016, online and .pdf format, 300p.). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu…

September 28, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 28, 2016

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “Contraceptive Needs and Services, 2014 Update,” by Jennifer J. Frost, Lori F. Frohwirth and Mia R. Zolna (September 2016, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

September 27, 2016

CSSRR Health/Sociology–September 27, 2016

Population Reference Bureau Brief: “Meeting the Need, Fulfilling the Promise: Youth and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives,” by Nancy Yinger (September 2016, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Health–September 27, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Donald Trump’s Health Care Reform Proposals: Anticipated Effects on Insurance Coverage, Out-of-Pocket Costs, and the Federal Deficit,” by Evan Saltzman and Christine Eibner (September 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.com…

September 23, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 23, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Reports:

A. “Marriage and Fertility Dynamics: The Influence of Marriage Age on the Timing of First Birth and Birth Spacing,” by Kerry MacQuarrie (AS56, September 2016, .pdf format, 122p.).

dhsprogram.com…

B. “Long Term Trajectories of Fertility and Contraceptive Use,” by Thomas Pullum and Shireen Assaf (AS58, September 2016, .pdf format, 79p.).

dhsprogram.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Findings from the Field: Enrollment and Consumer Assistance in Four States in Year Three of the ACA,” by Jennifer Tolbert, Samantha Artiga, Robin Rudowitz, Julia Paradise, and Melissa Majerol (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

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B. “Findings from the Field: Medicaid Delivery Systems and Access to Care in Four States in Year Three of the ACA,” by Samantha Artiga, Robin Rudowitz, Jennifer Tolbert, Julia Paradise, and Melissa Majerol (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

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September 22, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 22, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Reports:

A. “Urban Child Poverty, Health, and Survival in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” by Shea O. Rutstein, Sarah Staveteig, Rebecca Winter, and Jennifer Yourkavitch (CR40, August 2016, .pdf format, 111p.).

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B. “Intimate Partner Violence and Interruption to Contraceptive Use,” by Kerry L.D. MacQuarrie, Lindsay Mallick, and Sunita Kishor (AS57, August 2016, .pdf format, 98p.).

dhsprogram.com…

C. “Levels and Trends in Maternal and Child Health Disparities by Wealth and Region in Eleven Countries with DHS Surveys,” by Shireen Assaf and Thomas Pullum (CR42, August 2016, .pdf format, 99p.).

dhsprogram.com…

D. “Factors Associated with Prior Testing among HIV-Positive Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa,” by Sarah Staveteig, Sara K. Head, Trevor N. Croft, and Kathryn T. Kampa (CR43, August 2016, .pdf format, 63p.).

dhsprogram.com…

September 16, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 16, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Reports:

A. “Medicare Part D in 2016 and Trends over Time,” by Jack Hoadley, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (September 2016, .pdf format, 30p.).

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B. “Medicaid Coverage of Family Planning Benefits: Results from a State Survey,” by Jenna Walls, Kathy Gifford, Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff, and Ivette Gomez (September 2016, .pdf format, 44p.).

kff.org…

September 14, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 14, 2016

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Monitoring the Future Release: “Marijuana use remains on the rise among US college students, but narcotic drug use declines,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 5p.).

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September 7, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 7, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “The Status of Funding for Zika: The President’s Request and Congressional Proposals,” by Adam Wexler, Stephanie Oum, and Jennifer Kates (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

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B. “Key Implementers of U.S. Global Health Efforts,” by Kellie Moss and Jennifer Kates (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

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King’s Fund [UK] Report: “Understanding quality in district nursing services: Learning from patients, carers and staff,” by Jo Maybin, Anna Charles, and Matthew Honeyman (September 2016, .pdf format, 94p.).

www.kingsfund.org…

September 1, 2016

CSSRR Health–September 1, 2016

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 37, No. 10, August 2016, .pdf format, 12p.). The title article of this issue is: “Innovations in Employee Engagement in Health.”

www.ebri.org…

August 30, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 30, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Briefs:

A. “Health System Performance for the High-Need Patient: A Look at Access to Care and Patient Care Experiences,” by Claudia A. Salzberg, Susan L. Hayes, Douglas McCarthy, David Radley, Melinda K. Abrams, Tanya Shah, and Gerard Anderson (August 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

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B. “High-Need, High-Cost Patients: Who Are They and How Do They Use Health Care? A Population-Based Comparison of Demographics, Health Care Use, and Expenditures,” by Susan L. Hayes, Claudia A. Salzberg, Douglas McCarthy, David Radley, Melinda K. Abrams, Tanya Shah, and Gerard Anderson (August 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.com…

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “The Impact of an HSA-Eligible Health Plan on Health Care Services Use and Spending by Worker Income,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck (Issue Brief No. 425, August 2016, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ebri.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Preliminary Data on Insurer Exits and Entrants in 2017 Affordable Care Act Marketplaces,” by Cynthia Cox and Ashley Semanskee (August 2016, HTML format).

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CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–August 30, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Jul. 20-Aug. 26, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on “Power Search” (button in the upper right corner that says “Off”) and doing a search by date.

www.urban.org…

August 24, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 24, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief, Report:

A. “Explaining Health Care Reform: Risk Adjustment, Reinsurance, and Risk Corridors,” by Cynthia Cox, Ashley Semanskee, Gary Claxton, and Larry Levitt (August 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

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B. “A Final Look: California’s Previously Uninsured after the ACA’s Third Open Enrollment Period,” by Ashley Kirzinger, Bianca DiJulio, Elise Sugarman, Bryan Wu, and Mollyann Brodie (August 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 31p.).

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August 23, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health–August 23, 2016

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Disability and poverty in later life,” by Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano and Stephen Pudney (August 2016, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.jrf.org…

August 19, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 19, 2016

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Lancet Article Abstract: “Body-mass index and all-cause mortality: individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 239 prospective studies in four continents,” by The Global BMI Mortality Collaboration (Vol. 388, No. 10046, August 20, 2016, p. 776-786). Note: Lancet is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.thelancet.com…

August 11, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 11, 2016

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Guttmacher Institute Article: “Time to Appointment and Delays in Accessing Care Among U.S. Abortion Patients,” by Rachel K. Jones and Jenna Jerman (August 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

August 5, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 5, 2016

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Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report: “The Price of Public Health Care Insurance, 2016 edition,” by Milagros Palacios, Feixue Ren, and Bacchus Barua (August 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

August 2, 2016

CSSRR Health–August 2, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Women’s Health Coverage Since the ACA: Improvements for Most, But Insurer Exclusions Put Many at Risk,” by Dania Palanker and Karen Davenport (August 2016, .pdf format, 15p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “High-Risk Pools For Uninsurable Individuals,” by Karen Pollitz (August 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

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July 29, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 29, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Analysis of 2017 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces,” by Cynthia Cox, Gary Claxton, Larry Levitt, Michelle Long, Selena Gonzales, and Nolan Sroczynski (July 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

kff.org…

July 28, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 28, 2016

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Articles:

A. “Fewer Small Employers Offering Health Coverage; Large Employers Holding Steady,” by Paul Fronstin (EBRI Notes, Vol. 37, No. 8, July 2016, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.ebri.org…

B. “Self-Insured Health Plans: Recent Trends by Firm Size, 1996-2015,” (EBRI Notes, Vol. 37, No. 7, July 2016, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.ebri.org…

July 27, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 27, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Factors Affecting Health Insurance Enrollment Through the State Marketplaces: Observations on the ACA’s Third Open Enrollment Period,” by Justin Giovannelli and Emily Curran (July 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.com…

July 26, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 26, 2016

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Article: “Health Insurance Coverage in California in 2013 and 2014, After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act,” by Paul Fronstin (EBRI Notes, Vol. 37, No. 6, July 2016, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.ebri.org…

July 21, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 21, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How Has the Affordable Care Act Affected Health Insurers’ Financial Performance?” by Mark Hall and Michael J. McCue (July 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

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Guttmacher Institute Article: “Laws Affecting Reproductive Health and Rights: State Trends at Midyear, 2016,” by Elizabeth Nash, Rachel Benson Gold, Zohra Ansari-Thomas, Olivia Cappello and Lizamarie Mohammed (July 2016).

www.guttmacher.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “The Facts on Medicare Spending and Financing,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

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July 19, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 19, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Report: “Rising to the Challenge: The Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on Local Health System Performance, 2016 Edition,” by David Radley, Douglas McCarthy, and Susan L. Hayes (July 2016, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.com…

July 15, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 15, 2016

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Lancet Article Abstracts:

A. “Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends,” by Dr. Gilda Sedgh, Jonathan Bearak, Susheela Singh, Akinrinola Bankole, Anna Popinchalk, Bela Ganatra, Clementine Rossier, Caitlin Gerdts, Ozge Tunçalp, Brooke Ronald Johnson Jr., Heidi Bart Johnston and Leontine Alkema (Vol. 388, No. 10041, July 16, 2016, p. 258-267).

www.thelancet.com…

B. “Long-term evidence for the effect of pay-for-performance in primary care on mortality in the UK: a population study,” by Andrew M. Ryan, Sam Krinsky, Evangelos Kontopantelis and Tim Doran (Vol. 388, No. 10041, July 16, 2016, p. 268-274).

www.thelancet.com…

CSSRR Health–July 15, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs, Report:

A. “Medicaid’s Most Costly Outpatient Drugs,” by Katherine Young, Robin Rudowitz, Rachel Garfield, and MaryBeth Musumeci (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

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B. “Medicare Spending at the End of Life: A Snapshot of Beneficiaries Who Died in 2014 and the Cost of Their Care,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Shannon Griffin, and Anthony Damico (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

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C. “Financing the Response to HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: International Assistance from Donor Governments in 2015,” by Jennifer Kates, Adam Wexler, and Eric Lief (July 2016, .pdf format, 15p.).

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CSSRR Economics/Health–July 15, 2016

Population Reference Bureau Brief: “Interventions to Address the Economic Causes and Consequences of HIV/AIDS,” by Elizabeth Gay (July 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.prb.org…

July 13, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 13, 2016

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Tanzania: DHS/MIS 2015-2016 – Key Indicators Report,” (PR74, June 2016, .pdf format, 41p.).

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King’s Fund [UK] Report: “Deficits in the NHS 2016,” by Phoebe Dunn, Helen McKenna, Richard Murray (July 2016, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.kingsfund.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–July 13, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Jun. 27-Jul. 11, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘Power Search’ and doing a search by date.

www.urban.org…

July 12, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 12, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “A Look at Rural Hospital Closures and Implications for Access to Care: Three Case Studies,” by Jane Wishner, Patricia Solleveld, Robin Rudowitz, Julia Paradise, and Larisa Antonisse (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

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July 8, 2016

CSSRR Health–July 8, 2016

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Guttmacher Institute Report: “Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Examining Women’s Reasons for Not Using a Method,” by Gilda Sedgh, Lori S. Ashford, and Rubina Hussain (June 2016, .pdf format, 92p.).

www.guttmacher.org…

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London School of Economics and Political Science Report: “Pharmaceutical policy in China: challenges and opportunities for reform,” by Elias Mossialos, Yanfeng Ge, Jia Hu and Liejun Wang (July 2016, .pdf format, 212p.).

www.lse.ac.uk…

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Population Reference Bureau Datasheet: “Young People Are Asia’s Key to Curbing the Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases,” by Toshiko Kaneda and Reshma Naik (July 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.prb.org…

June 29, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 29, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report: “Modifying Medicare’s Benefit Design: What’s the Impact on Beneficiaries and Spending?” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Zachary Levinson, Gretchen Jacobson, Monica Brenner, and James Mays (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 26p.).

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June 28, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 28, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Children’s Health Coverage: The Role of Medicaid and CHIP and Issues for the Future,” by Elizabeth Cornachione, Robin Rudowitz, and Samantha Artiga (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

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June 24, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 24, 2016

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Center for Health Care Strategies Report: “ACAP Medicare-Medicaid Plans and the Financial Alignment Demonstrations: Innovations and Lessons,” by Ann Mary Philip, Alexandra Kruse, and Michelle Herman Soper (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.chcs.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Two Year Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Data: Findings from the CMS Performance Indicator Project,” by Alexandra Gates, Robin Rudowitz, and Samantha Artiga (June 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

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B. “Overview of Medicaid Per Capita Cap Proposals,” by Robin Rudowitz, Rachel Garfield, and Katherine Young (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

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C. “Trends in State Medicaid Programs: Looking Back and Looking Ahead,” by Laura Snyder and Robin Rudowitz (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 34p.).

kff.org…

June 23, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–June 23, 2016

Annie E. Casey Foundation Compendium: 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, (June 2016, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.aecf.org…

June 21, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–June 21, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from June 2-May 21, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘Next’.

www.urban.org…

June 20, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 20, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How Much Financial Protection Do Marketplace Plans Provide in States Not Expanding Medicaid?” by Sophie Beutel, Munira Gunja, and Sara R. Collins (June 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Brief:

A. “Medicare Advantage Hospital Networks: How Much Do They Vary?” by Gretchen Jacobson, Ariel Trilling, Tricia Neuman, Anthony Damico, and Marsha Gold (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 38p.).

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B. “The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Findings from a Literature Review,” by Larisa Antonisse, Rachel Garfield, Robin Rudowitz, and Samantha Artiga (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 24p.).

kff.org…

June 17, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 17, 2016

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Lancet Article Abstract: “National spending on health by source for 184 countries between 2013 and 2040,” by Joseph L. Dieleman, Tara Templin, Nafis Sadat, Patrick Reidy, Abigail Chapin, Kyle Foreman, Annie Haakenstad, Tim Evans, Christopher J. L. Murray, and Christoph Kurowski (Vol. 387, No. 10037, June 18, 2016, p. 2521–2535).

www.thelancet.com…

June 16, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 16, 2016

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Analysis of 2017 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces,” by Cynthia Cox, Gary Claxton, Larry Levitt, Michelle Long, Selena Gonzales, and Nolan Sroczynski (June 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

kff.org…

June 13, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 13, 2016

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:49 pm

Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs, Report:

A. “ACA Coverage Expansions and Low-Income Workers,” by Alanna Williamson, Larisa Antonisse, Jennifer Tolbert, Rachel Garfield, and Anthony Damico (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

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B. “Understanding Medicaid Hospital Payments and the Impact of Recent Policy Changes,” by Peter Cunningham, Robin Rudowitz, Katherine Young, Rachel Garfield, and Julia Foutz (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

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C. “2016 Survey of Health Insurance Marketplace Assister Programs and Brokers,” by Karen Pollitz, Jennifer Tolbert, and Ashley Semanskee (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

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Population Reference Bureau Article: “Suicide Replaces Homicide as Second-Leading Cause of Death Among U.S. Teenagers,” by Alicia VanOrman and Beth Jarosz (June 2016).

www.prb.org…

June 10, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 10, 2016

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Lancet Article Abstract: “Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people’s health during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013,” by Prof. Ali H. Mokdad, Prof. Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar, Farah Daoud, Arwa A. Mokdad, Prof. Charbel El Bcheraoui, Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Hmwe Hmwe Kyu, Ryan M. Barber, Joseph Wagner, Kelly Cercy, Hannah Kravitz, Megan Coggeshall, Adrienne Chew, Kevin F. O’Rourke, Caitlyn Steiner, Marwa Tuffaha, Raghid Charara, Essam Abdullah Al-Ghamdi, Yaser Adi, Rima A. Afifi, Hanan Alahmadi, Fadia AlBuhairan, Prof. Nicholas Allen, Mohammad AlMazroa, Abdulwahab A Al-Nehmi, Zulfa AlRayess, Monika Arora, Peter Azzopardi, Carmen Barroso, Mohammed Basulaiman, Prof. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Prof. Chris Bonell, Cecilia Breinbauer, Prof. Louisa Degenhardt, Donna Denno, Jing Fang, Adesegun Fatusi, Andrea B. Feigl, Ritsuko Kakuma, Nadim Karam, Elissa Kennedy, Prof. Tawfik A. M. Khoja, Fadi Maalouf, Prof. Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer, Amitabh Mattoo, Prof. Terry McGovern, Prof. Ziad A. Memish, George A. Mensah, Prof. Vikram Patel, Suzanne Petroni, Nicola Reavley, Diego Rios Zertuche, Mohammad Saeedi, Prof. John Santelli, Prof. Susan M. Sawyer, Fred Ssewamala, Kikelomo Taiwo, Muhammad Tantawy, Prof. Russell M. Viner, Prof. Jane Waldfogel, Maria Paola Zuniga, Prof. Mohsen Naghavi, Prof. Haidong Wang, Prof. Theo Vos, Prof. Alan D. Lopez, Abdullah A. Al Rabeeah, Prof. George C. Patton, and Prof. Christopher J. L. Murray (Vol. 387, No. 10036, June 11, 2016, p. 2383–2401).

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June 7, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 7, 2016

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Commonwealth Fund Issue Briefs:

A. “Promoting Value for Consumers: Comparing Individual Health Insurance Markets Inside and Outside the ACA’s Exchanges,” by Michael J. McCue and Mark Hall (June 2016, .pdf format, 10p.).

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B. “Looking Under the Hood of the Cadillac Tax,” by Sherry A. Glied and Adam Striar (June 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Connecting the Justice-Involved Population to Medicaid Coverage and Care: Findings from Three States,” by Jennifer Ryan, Lucy Pagel, Katy Smali, Samantha Artiga, Robin Rudowitz, and Alexandra Gates (June 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

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June 1, 2016

CSSRR Health–June 1, 2016

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Monitoring the Future Report: “Monitoring The Future National Survey Results On Drug Use, 1975–2015: Volume I Secondary School Students,” by Richard A. Miech, Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerald G. Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg (May 2016, .pdf format, 636p.).

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