Thinking Policy

Patients—not nurses—are the story when it comes to state legislative battles to modernize advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) scope of practice laws.
The labor market rebounded in June 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) monthly Employment Situation.
Many eligible Medicare enrollees do not take advantage of their annual wellness visit benefit, or even understand what it is. Here are ten things to know.
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Utah's waiver policies would likely result in the loss of Medicaid coverage for significant numbers of low-income Utahans who rely on the program for health care.
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The number of jobs added to the economy fell sharply in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Emerging waivers that impose work requirements and other harmful obligations on Medicaid beneficiaries as conditions of participation are likely to lead to significant numbers of people losing coverage, even as states incur greater costs.
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College costs have increased substantially from 1964 to today, and higher costs and borrowing may affect young workers’ retirement security.
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Now in its second year, AARP’s Healthy Living initiative has launched programs to equip people ages 50+ with information and tools they can use to help them manage changes that come with age.
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The medical expense tax deduction helps millions of middle-income taxpayers of all ages confront extraordinarily high out-of-pocket health care costs.
The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program helps older adults with prediabetes make the required lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes, but there are currently few providers available to meet the growing need for the program.
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Multigenerational living is on the rise in the U.S. and this trend offers many benefits, such as cost savings on living expenses and reducing isolation.
Here are three things that consumers and policymakers alike should know about Medicare's annual wellness visit.
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There is a growing community of researchers and practitioners dedicated to tackling the challenge of measuring financial security.