Consumers Union and the Healthcare Value Hub have a various publications that will help you work on healthcare value topics. These publications may take the form of Easy Explainers (2 page summaries of the research) or longer Research Briefs.
Care Programs for Complex Patients: An Inventory
Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Rhetoric vs. Reality
State Accountability for Healthcare: A Report from a Convening of Healthcare Experts
Addressing the Unmet Medical and Social Needs of Complex Patients
Making Healthcare Affordable: Finding a Common Approach to Measure Progress
Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: A Call to Action
Getting to Healthcare Value: Finding Common Ground to Increase Our Power
Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: Advocates' Guide
Value-Based Insurance Design: Potential Strategy for Lower Costs, Increased Quality
A Call to Action: Addressing Research Gaps to Provide Better Healthcare Value for Consumers
Advocates' Guide to Health Insurance Merger Remedies
Community Health Needs Assessment: A Brief Background
Rethinking Consumerism in Healthcare Benefit Design
Healthcare Consumerism: Can the Tail Wag the Dog?
Addressing Consolidation in the Healthcare Industry
Getting to Healthcare Value: What's Your State's Path?
All-Payer Claims Databases: Unlocking Data to Improve Healthcare Value
Bundled Payments: Payment Reform With Promise
Certificate of Need Regulations: Mixed Evidence for Cost Containment
Health Insurance Rate Review: A Powerful Tool for Addressing Consumer Health Costs
Why are Healthcare Costs an Urgent Problem?
Rx Costs: A Primer for Healthcare Advocates
A Primer: How Antitrust Law Affects Competition in the Healthcare Marketplace
High-Deductible Health Plans: A Strategy Not Appropriate for Many Consumers
Accountable Care Organizations: Still A Lot to Learn About Best Practices
Hospital Rate Setting: Promising, but Challenging to Replicate
Health System Transformation: Consumers' Views on Cost and Quality
Addressing Rising Healthcare Costs