The Trump administration is touting the merits of short-term plans as Idaho officials advocate for the individual-market plans they've introduced that don't comply with the ACA.
Shelby Livingston, reporter; Fan Fei, digital graphics producer; Pat Fanelli, art director; Harris Meyer, senior reporter, and Merrill Goozner, editor emeritus, were named finalists for their work across Modern Healthcare's Coverage.
At Advocate's second simulation center, clinicians and others practice improving patient safety.
While Republican leaders in Idaho and other states look to allow insurers to offer leaner, health risk-related plans to make coverage more affordable, they have failed to take another path that could help bring down premiums while maintaining benefits and protections.
American health policy is stuck in a deep political rut. Now a bipartisan group of prominent healthcare, political and not-for-profit leaders have come together to try to build a public consensus for how to reform the system.