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March 2007: Dr. Wilensky named to President's Commission on care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors View Photo




Gail Wilensky: Efforts_to_address_surprise_medical_billing_could_yield_a_bipartisan_solution
(March, 2019)

Gail R. Wilensky: Medicare’s move toward site-neutral payment
(January, 2019)

Gail Wilensky: the 2019 ACA enrollment period begins
(November, 2018)

Gail Wilensky: 0918_HFM_administration_meets_challenge_to_risk_adjustment
(September, 2018)

Gail R. Wilensky: Yet one more legal attack by Republicans on the ACA
(July, 2018)

Gail R. Wilensky: MA ruling may signal industry readiness to integrate SDH into traditional medical care
(May, 2018)

Gail R. Wilensky: the 'disruptors' move into health care
(March, 2018)

Gail R. Wilensky: the continued move to greater -- integration and consolidation
(January, 2018)

Gail R. Wilensky: calling into question the nation’s -- commitment to value-based health care
(November, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: the challenges of "repeal and replace"
(September, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: Part B drugs revisited—yet again
(July, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: from multiple health plans back to "no plan"
(May, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: "from "no plan" to multiple plans, but no consensus to date"
(March, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: "the ACA—and other healthcare issues confronting a new Congress"
(January, 2017)

Gail R. Wilensky: "healthcare reform challenges continue for a new administration and congress"
(November, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: "The Reincarnation of the Public Option"
(August, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”2017 shows signs of major ACA premium increases”
(July, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”The ACA Turns 6 as the Election Hype Continues”
(May, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Negotiating’ Drug Prices for Medicare”
(March, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Are We Seeing an End to Slow Healthcare Spending?”
(January, 2016)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Still Changing: The Uncertain Future of the Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac Tax”
(November, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Still Changing: Medicare Turns 50”
(September, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”2016 exchange rate hikes: how big will they be?”
(July, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”developing the metrics for payment reform”
(May, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Medicare's 'dramatic change' in how it pays for care”
(March, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”what lies ahead for healthcare reform?”
(January, 2015)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”asking the right questions about narrow networks”
(Novenber, 2014)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”one more take on the Halbig decision and its aftermath”
(September, 2014)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”the roller-coaster image of the VA”
(July, 2014)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”why implementing the ACA has been harder than we thought”
(May, 2014)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”why 2014 may be the year for physician payment reform”
(March, 2014)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”Nov. 30 has passed—so now what?”
(December, 2013)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”a bumpier roll-out than expected”
(November, 2013)

Gail R. Wilensky: ”the IRS and "your health care”
(July 7, 2013)

Gail R. Wilensky “India’s decision on Gleevec®: implications for the future”
(April 30, 2013)

Gail R. Wilensky “the fiscal cliff resolution—one more missed opportunity to reform entitlements”
(March 31, 2013)

Gail R. Wilensky “is the slowdown in healthcare spending sustainable?”
(December 26 2012)

Gail R. Wilensky “uncertainty dominates the near-term environment”
(September 4 2012)

Gail R. Wilensky “physician spending revisited ... once again?”
(July 16 2012)

Gail R. Wilensky “What Happens Now With the Affordable Care Act?”
(June 26 2012)

Gail R. Wilensky “reforming the delivery system”
(December 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “improving value in Medicaid”
(November 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “healthcare spending: good news/bad news”
(September 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “Medicare spending—again in the spotlight”
(July 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “ACO Regs, Round 1”
(May 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “continuing uncertainty dominates the healthcare landscape”
(March 2011)

Gail R. Wilensky “2011 … What Lies Ahead for Health Care?”
(January 2011)

comparative effectiveness research: so far, so good
"As anyone who has followed the lengthy debate around the
passage of the Affordable Care Act knows, comparative
effectiveness research (CER) is now part of healthcare reform."

(November 2010)

Medicare solvency extended … but with many caveats
"In early August, the trustees of the Social Security and
Medicare trust funds released their annual report about the
current and projected status of the programs."

(September 2010)

healthcare reform: time to attend to the details
"Now that healthcare reform legislation is the law of the land—
at least version 1.0 of healthcare reform—the real work starts."

(July 2010)

last throes of healthcare reform 1.0
After focusing on healthcare reform for most of 2009, the
House and the Senate are in the final stages of reconciling the
differences among their various bills both within and between
the two houses of Congress.

(December 2009)

what can we really expect from healthcare reform?
Sorting through all of the charges and countercharges that
have been raised against the various healthcare reform bills is
a challenge as we enter what is likely to be the final critical
period that will determine the fate of healthcare legislation in
2009. It’s probably not surprising that this is where we find

(October 2009)

healthcare reform: a work in progress
Once again a Democratic president has made passage
of healthcare reform a major domestic priority for his

(August 2009)

the Massachusetts experience: can it inform the
national debate?

(June 2009)

early legislative wins for Obama
Within his first month in office, President Obama can already
point to two important pieces of legislation that have been
enacted into law.

(April 2009)

a new year, a new administration, and old, familiar
  challenges for health care

(February 2009)

changes in healthcare financing
a retrospective of the past decade

(December 2008)

campaign 2008 - healthcare reform revisited
(October 2008)

on fiscal wake-up tours and toothless tigers
(June 2008)

Medicare continues to struggle with physician payment
(April 2008)

the future of military health care (February 2008)

the SCHIP debate raises fundamental questions (October 2007)

the growing interest in a comparative clinical effectiveness center (August 2007)

changing the tax code for health insurance (April 2007)

pay for performance and physicians—an open question (February 2007)

the challenge of Medicare physician spending

clearing the way for transparency in health care

implementing the Medicare drug benefit—the first 90 days

the State of the Union speech and health care

On the road to a national performance measurement system

Meeting the pay-for-performance imperative

Consumer-directed Health Plans A New Force In Health Insurance?

The Challenges of Medicaid

Implementing The MMA

The Growing Challenge of Medicare

Medicare Bill Sets Precedent For Future Funding

Next Steps for Health Care


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Gail Wilensky Opinion: Trump's Drug Pricing Plan Is Practical, but Is It Enough?

Gail Wilensky: The World Health Care Congress 4/30/2017 Interview Studio

C-SPAN August 3, 2015 - Gail Wilensky: 50th Anniversary of Medicare, Is It Working?

March 22, 2010: Bloomberg News, Comments on “America’s Health-Care Overhall Bill”.

March 18, 2010: PBS NewsHour with Jeffrey Brown, CBO Estimates for Health Care Reform.

January 26, 2010: Bloomberg News, What the Budget Numbers Mean.

November 1, 2009: PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff, Counting the Cost of Health Care Reform.

September 26, 2009, NewsHour w/Jim Lehrer: The Future of Medicare Advantage.

August 10, 2009, NewsHour w/Jim Lehrer: What Healthcare Reform Might Mean for Senior Citizens.

June 22, 2009, Bloomberg News, Challenges Ahead for Health Care Reform.

June 10, 2009 Bloomberg News, The $1 Trillion Question: Health Care Reform.

December 21, 2007, Washington Journal: Future of Military Health Care.

December 10-12, 2007, ABC World News with Charles Gibson: Dr. Tim Johnson - Critical Condition.


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