IN THIS ISSUE

Joseph Burns
Critics see danger in loosening rules and a new FDA chief who might not be tough enough on those he is supposed to regulate.
Timothy Kelley
The new CMS administrator made her reputation in Indiana with a Medicaid program that she says has “strong personal responsibility mechanisms” built in, including monthly fees.
Timothy Kelley
The Kaiser CEO sees a future in which telehealth rules—and consumers know their bodies at least as well as they know their cars.
Timothy Kelley
After penning a book that slams greed, waste, and confusion in health care, Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD, is in a position to push back as editor-in-chief of the increasingly influential Kaiser Health News.
Howard Wolinsky
Conservative? Definitely. James Capretta is the first Milton Friedman Chair at the American Enterprise Institute. But he says partisanship makes health care unstable, politically and otherwise.
Joseph Burns
The president and CEO of Chicago-based HCSC made tough decisions to raise premiums and narrow networks. But, at least for now, HCSC plans to stay in the ACA exchanges while other insurers are jumping ship.
Timothy Kelley
Whatever happens to the ACA, says this upbeat doctor-policymaker-entrepreneur, it was only the beginning of health care’s transformation. But will this version of better health care mean pink slips?
Robert Calandra
They are expected to survive and possibly even thrive no matter what form the health system takes under the Trump administration.
Original Research
Michael P. Johnson, MS
Jonathan C. Johnson, MS
Nicole M. Engel-Nitz, PhD
Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
Whether an ACA fix or GOP plans—or neither—prevail, these players are poised to determine what comes next.
Viewpoint
Zachary Hafner

Zachary Hafner
Advisory Board

Viewpoint
Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson
Phoenix Children’s Care Network

Unified networks of providers are needed to pull off the much-talked about switch from volume to value.