IN THIS ISSUE

Robert Calandra
Headed for a whimper, not a bang?
Jan Greene
Star turn for state regulators as insurance markets will continue to be a partisan battleground
Joseph Burns
Health insurers pushed to take steps to curb the epidemic
Thomas Reinke
Novel therapies could help wean Americans off opioids
Susan Ladika
Work requirements and expansion in the offing
Richard Mark Kirkner
FTC Could be a stick in the spokes of hospital mergers
A Conversation with Stephen W. Schondelmeyer
Interview by Peter Wehrwein
Editor’s Memo
Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
Can the bipartisan Alexander–Murray bill restore cost-sharing reduction payments and bring some sanity back to the individual market?
Viewpoint
Bruce Pyenson
Gillian Woollett
News & Commentary