IN THIS ISSUE

Editor’s Memo
Peter Wehrwein
Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
But critics of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation see too much power and money accruing to the ACA-created skunkworks.
The Payers’ Playbook
Joseph Burns
Seeking reduced costs, small businesses and sole proprietors will find AHPs tempting. The premiums are lower, but you get what you pay for, critics say.
Value-Based Tools
Michael D. Dalzell
Not always in health care, but a study finds that at the disease level, the juice has often been worth the squeeze. At its heart is a little-known metric, the DALY.
News & Commentary
News & Commentary