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Health Affairs This Week places listeners at the center of health policy’s proverbial water cooler. Join editors from Health Affairs, the leading journal of health policy research, and special guests as they discuss this week’s most pressing health policy news. All in 15 minutes or less.

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Health Affairs This Week places listeners at the center of health policy’s proverbial water cooler. Join editors from Health Affairs, the leading journal of health policy research, and special guests as they discuss this week’s most pressing health policy news. All in 15 minutes or less.

    Budget Neutral Medicaid Demonstrations w/ Cindy Mann

    Budget Neutral Medicaid Demonstrations w/ Cindy Mann

    Listen to Health Affairs' Chris Fleming interview Manatt Health's Cindy Mann on budget neutrality requirements for Medicaid 1115 demonstrations.

    • 13 min
    LGBTQ+ & Public Health

    LGBTQ+ & Public Health

    As part of Pride Month, listen to Health Affairs' Jessica Bylander and Kathleen Haddad discuss the White House's executive order on LGBTQI+ equality and its impact on health care.

    • 8 min
    Pharmacy Benefit Managers, the FTC & You

    Pharmacy Benefit Managers, the FTC & You

    Listen to Health Affairs' Leslie Erdelack and Vabren Watts discuss the FTC's probe into pharmacy benefit managers and how vertical integration and consolidation may affect patients and health care consumers.

    • 9 min
    Headlines: Monkeypox, Medicare Trustees Report & Nursing Home Workforce Shortages

    Headlines: Monkeypox, Medicare Trustees Report & Nursing Home Workforce Shortages

    Listen to Health Affairs' Jessica Bylander and Ellen Bayer go over the big health policy headlines from this week, including what we know about Monkeypox, the implications of the latest Medicare Trustees Report, and nursing home workforce shortages.

    • 8 min
    FDA Under the Microscope on User Fees and Baby Formula Shortage

    FDA Under the Microscope on User Fees and Baby Formula Shortage

    Listen to Health Affairs' Rob Lott and Chris Fleming put the FDA under the microscope on user fees and baby formula shortages.

    • 11 min
    Health Policy and Gun Violence

    Health Policy and Gun Violence

    Health Affairs's Jessica Bylander and Vabren Watts discuss this week's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas and the recent history of gun policy in the United States.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Pete.in.dc ,

Great podcast!

A great complement to the written journal— I particularly appreciated the episode on hospital price transparency.

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