Center For Health Policy



(Pictured: Dr. Christopher Casscells, CRI Policy Director)

Center For Health Policy

Our aim is to evaluate trends and policies that effect:

-both individual and collective health

-the epidemiology of society's health, and the prevention or eradication of disease

-the interdependence of health policy, education, the economy, the environment, and energy

-the unintended consequences of poorly crafted health policy and, when possible to forewarn

 
Please contact Dr. Chris Casscells, CRI Policy Director, with any inquiries!

Dr. John Stapleford, taking over as CRIs new President, spoke to Dace Blaskovitz on "Money and Politics in Delaware" about his new role as CRIs president and on what was going on with the states economy. The show airs Saturdays from 9-10 on WILM.com 1450 AM and WDOV.com 1410 AM.  ...

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This article was originally published as a "Delaware Voice" article in the News Journal on October 13, 2014. Delaware and the Christiana Care Health Systems feted Dr. Donald Berwick, former head of Medicare and Medicaid Services and a major author of the Affordable Care Act, last year and...

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There is a lot of misunderstanding around the recent Ebola outbreak. There is reason to feel safe from the disease based upon its prevalence or density in our population. There is also good reason to be concerned about the disease and act proactively, due to the extremely high death rate associat...

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If you were paying attention to the news this week you know a video of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, one of the most important authors of tha Affordable Care Act openly admitted in a video recorded in 2013 that the passage of ACA was dependent upon fooling both the CBO and Congress and the inh...

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In 2012 the Supreme Court ruled on a series of cases, cumulatively decided as Florida, et al., v. Department of Health and Social Services and concluded that the ACA was a tax and thus was constitutional. At that time Obamacare supporters were very happy and Obamacare opponents were furious with the...

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This article first appeared in The News Journal print edition January 14, 2015 and at Delawareonline.com January 13, 2015. Read the original HERE When I read Delaware’s proposed Health Care Innovation Plan, I can’t help but think of the German economy under the top-down control implem...

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The state is moving forward on a Delaware Health Care Innovation Plan that to implement will involve a one time outlay of $160 million and $190 million annually for 10 years. The major components of the plan will include a health information exchange, a "holistic" approach to work force de...

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There is a general consensus that health care needs to be accessible, high quality and less costly. Improving the general health of all Delawareans is also an important goal.   The way to reduce costs while maintaining or improving quality is to raise productivity. Economic theory shows that ...

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Below is our response to the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision:   The recent Supreme Court ruling continues IRS subsidies for 19,128 Delawareans, the beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act. Roughly 325 people with pre-existing conditions now have health insurance in D...

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If you live in Delaware and pay for health insurance, you will be paying hundreds or thousands of dollars more once 2016 arrives. Health premiums are set to rise by leaps and bounds next year, meaning less money in your pocket. Because CRI is committed to informing citizens about the impacts of the ...

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