The U.S. is better prepared for public health emergencies than it was three years ago, according to an annual health preparedness assessment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Researchers and scientists seeking to study mood and behavior using apps are welcome to submit proposals under a new program called Mood Challenge for ResearchKit.
The 31 states and the District of Columbia that expanded their Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act are saving millions, while revenues are up for both the states and its insurers, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded a $900,000 grant to the PatientsLikeMe patient network to help develop performance measures that empower patients, according to Health Affairs.
Even with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, only 1 in 6 adults believe their health insurance benefits have increased in the past two years and 12 percent believe they've actually declined, according to a new poll.
Nearly all top-ranked regional hospitals are in at least one Affordable Care Act marketplace plan network, yet hospitals' network participation still "declined significantly" in 2016, a new analysis from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows. The findings show that consumers have a lot of choice in hospitals, RWJF's Kathy Hempstead told FierceHealthPayer in an exclusive interview.
Health insurers must be mindful of costs when designing plans for the Affordable Care Act marketplace because many of its customers are still burdened with the high expense of purchasing health insurance and paying out-of-pocket costs, new research shows.
Most U.S. states don't make the grade on preparedness for an infectious disease outbreak, according to a new report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's new public dataset about health insurance marketplace plans shows that for 2016, premiums for silver plans rose an average of more than 11 percent, while deductibles increased 8 percent on average, according to USA Today.
As the Obama administration strives to get people enrolled in Affordable Care Act health plans, a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that it's also difficult to reach uninsured individuals outside of the standard open enrollment period.