Publications

The Healthcare Value Hub has a variety of 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), longer Research Briefs, Data Briefs summarizing survey results and Convening Reports summarizing Hub-sponsored events.

 

Focus Group Findings | Summary Report | September 2018

Engaging Consumers in Health System Transformation: Key Takeaways from Focus Groups


Data Brief | No. 14 | August 2018

Difficulty Understanding Cost Obligations Adds to Healthcare Affordability Woes in Kentucky


Data Brief | No. 13 | August 2018

Many Privately-Insured Kentuckians Receive Unexpected Medical Bills; Nearly One-Quarter Unhappy with Resolution, may not Understand Options for Assistance


Research Brief | No. 28 | July 2018

Wellness Programs and Incentives: A Review of the Evidence


Research Brief | No. 27 | June 2018

Revealing the Truth about Healthcare Price Transparency


Research Brief | No. 26 | May 2018

Community Level, Multi-Stakeholder Approaches to Improve Healthcare Value


Data Brief | No. 12 | May 2018

Western Kentucky: 72% of Residents Experienced Health Affordability Burdens in the Past Year


Data Brief | No. 11 | May 2018

Louisville Metro Region: 64% of Residents Experienced Health Affordability Burdens in the Past Year


Data Brief | No. 10 | May 2018

Northern Kentucky: 68% of Residents Experienced Health Affordability Burdens in the Past Year


Data Brief | No. 9 | May 2018

Lexington/Bluegrass: 72% of Residents Experienced Health Affordability Burdens in the Past Year


Data Brief | No. 8 | May 2018

Eastern Kentucky: 80% of Residents Experienced Health Affordability Burdens in the Past Year


Data Brief | No. 7 | May 2018

Kentucky Residents Struggle to Afford High Healthcare Costs; Express Bipartisan Support for a Range of Government Solutions


Research Brief | No. 25 | April 2018 (updated May 2018)

The Office of the Healthcare Advocate: Giving Consumers a Seat at the Table


Data Brief | No. 1 | April 2018

Connecticut Residents Worried about High Drug Costs–Express Bipartisan Support for a Range of Government Solutions


Research Brief | No. 24 | February 2018

Non-Financial Provider Incentives: Looking Beyond Provider Payment Reform


Research Brief | No. 23 | January 2018

Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Can They Return to Their Client-Centered Origins?


Convening Report | December | 2017

Getting to Healthcare Value: Redirecting the Policy Debate Toward Lower Costs and Better Quality


Easy Explainer | No. 13 | December 2017

Prescription Drug Competition Hampered by Policies, Barriers and Delay Tactics


Easy Explainer | No. 12 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Advocating for Health System Improvements


Easy Explainer | No. 11 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Managing Medical Bills and Costs


Easy Explainer | No. 10 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Opting for and Choosing Among Treatments


Easy Explainer | No. 9 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Choosing a Doctor


Easy Explainer | No. 8 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Choosing a Health Plan


Easy Explainer | No. 7 | December 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Seeking Self Care


Research Brief | No. 22 | November 2017

Telemedicine: Decreasing Barriers and Increasing Access to Healthcare


Research Brief | No. 21 | November 2017

Provider Scope of Practice: Expanding Non-Physician Providers' Responsibilities Can Benefit Consumers


Research Brief | No. 20 | November 2017

Health System Oversight by States: An Environmental Scan


Research Brief | No. 19 | October 2017

Improving Healthcare Value in Rural America


Convening Report | October | 2017

Finding a Collaborative Pathway to Broad Consumer Engagement on Healthcare Affordability


Easy Explainer | No. 6 | June 2017

Care Programs for Complex Patients: An Inventory


Research Brief | No 18 | March 2017

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Rhetoric vs. Reality


Convening Report | March | 2017

State Accountability for Healthcare: A Report from a Convening of Healthcare Experts


Research Brief | No. 17 | February 2017

Addressing the Unmet Medical and Social Needs of Complex Patients


Research Brief | No. 16 | January 2017

Making Healthcare Affordable: Finding a Common Approach to Measure Progress


Research Brief | No. 15 | December 2016

Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: A Call to Action


Convening Report | December | 2016

Getting to Healthcare Value: Finding Common Ground to Increase Our Power


Research Brief | No. 14 | October 2016

Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: Advocates' Guide


Easy Explainer | No. 5 | July 2016

Value-Based Insurance Design: Potential Strategy for Lower Costs, Increased Quality


Research Brief | No. 13 | June 2016

A Call to Action: Addressing Research Gaps to Provide Better Healthcare Value for Consumers


Research Brief | No. 12 | June 2016

Advocates' Guide to Health Insurance Merger Remedies


Easy Explainer | No. 4 | April 2016

Community Health Needs Assessment: A Brief Background


Research Brief | No. 11 | April 2016

Rethinking Consumerism in Healthcare Benefit Design


Blog Post | Health Affairs | March 2, 2016

Healthcare Consumerism: Can the Tail Wag the Dog?


Research Brief | No. 10 | January 2016

Addressing Consolidation in the Healthcare Industry


Convening Report | November | 2015

Getting to Healthcare Value: What's Your State's Path?


Research Brief | No. 9 | November 2015

Medical Harm: A Taxonomy


Research Brief | No. 8 | September 2015

All-Payer Claims Databases: Unlocking Data to Improve Healthcare Value


Research Brief | No. 7 | July 2015

Bundled Payments: Payment Reform With Promise


Easy Explainer | No. 3 | July 2015

Certificate of Need Regulations: Mixed Evidence for Cost Containment


Research Brief | No. 6 | June 2015

Health Insurance Rate Review: A Powerful Tool for Addressing Consumer Health Costs


Easy Explainer | No. 2 | May 2015

Why are Healthcare Costs an Urgent Problem?


Research Brief | No. 5 | April 2015

Rx Costs: A Primer for Healthcare Advocates


Research Brief | No. 4 | April 2015

A Primer: How Antitrust Law Affects Competition in the Healthcare Marketplace


Research Brief | No. 3 | March 2015

High-Deductible Health Plans: A Strategy Not Appropriate for Many Consumers


Research Brief | No. 2 | March 2015

Accountable Care Organizations: Still A Lot to Learn About Best Practices


Research Brief | No. 1 | August 2017 (update from March 2015)

Hospital Rate Setting: Promising, but Challenging to Replicate


Easy Explainer | No. 1 | March 2015

Health System Transformation: Consumers' Views on Cost and Quality


Convening Report | November | 2013

Addressing Rising Healthcare Costs