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Health Affairs This Week

Health Affairs This Week

Health Affairs editors discuss this week's most pressing health policy news.

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More seats at the federal table for health equity

Listen to Leslie Erdelack and Vabren Watts talk about the Biden inauguration, his picks for an incoming health team, and what is means for health equity.
January 22, 2021

What could Medicaid and COVID-19 vaccine distribution look like under a Biden administration?

Listen to editors Chris Fleming and Jessica Bylander discuss the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and what the Biden administration may do with Medicaid block grants and work requirements.
January 15, 2021

Health policy on the table in 2021 with democratic Congress

Listen to editors Leslie Erdelack and Rob Lott start 2021 by discussing the Georgia runoff election, the fall of Haven, the coverage provisions in the 2021 appropriations and COVID-19 stimulus package, and what is all means for health policy.
January 8, 2021

Overlooked health policy stories of 2020 – Part 2

Listen to Leslie Erdelack, Vabren Watts, and Jessica Bylander discuss some of health policy's overlooked stories thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a special extended episode of Health Affairs This Week, the group highlights drug pricing and regulations, the public charge rule, and the increase in health literacy due to the pandemic.
December 31, 2020

Overlooked health policy stories of 2020 – Part 1

Listen to Leslie Erdelack, Chris Fleming, and Rob Lott discuss some of health policy's overlooked stories thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a special extended episode of Health Affairs This Week, the group highlights the ACA turning 10, antitrust regulations, and environmental rollbacks.
December 24, 2020

Snow can’t stop the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Listen to Jessica Bylander and Vabren Watts enter the snow discourse and discuss the latest on COVID-19 vaccines.
December 18, 2020

Health Affairs This Week

Health Affairs This Week places listeners at the center of health policy’s proverbial water cooler. Each week, our trusted editors – sometimes with help from special guests and thought leaders – discuss this week’s most pressing health policy news. This Week catches you up on what’s going down and what to expect in the field of health policy. All in 15 minutes or less.
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