Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
The NIHCM Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America's health care system.
  • Data Insights

    Globally, outdoor air pollution is attributed to 4.2 million deaths every year. This infographic explores air pollution in America and the unequal impact it has on Black and Latinx communities. It also looks at the current solutions that are already available to improve air quality.

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  • Awards

    We are honored to announce the winners for the 26th Annual Health Care Research and Journalism Awards. This year’s awards are virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet we invite you to meet the winners and learn about their award-winning work. NIHCM is also announcing the largest grant program in our history — $1 million to support work in journalism and research.

    Meet the Winners Press Release
  • Data Insights

    This infographic highlights the health challenges faced by the homeless community and outlines short and long term solutions to improve the health and well-being of these individuals, through social, economic and housing interventions.

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  • Data Insights

    This new Data Insights highlights the rapid rise in overdose deaths involving cocaine and methamphetamine, illustrates the geographic variations in utilization and death rates, and quantifies the increasing burden that these drugs are placing on the hospital system.

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  • Data Insights

    This infographic delves into an emerging public health emergency involving rapidly rising rates of stimulant use and related overdose deaths, which has been occurring in the shadow of the opioid crisis.

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  • News

    NIHCM would like to provide you and your organizations with a list of resources concerning COVID-19 and vulnerable populations. We will continually update this list.

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Events

August 21, 2020
Environmental

This webinar will bring together experts to provide insights on air pollution and environmental injustice during a time of increased inequality.

August 11, 2020
Racism and Health Graphic

This webinar discussed how systemic racism harms health, and how solutions-based approaches at the state and community level are making a difference.

In the News

August 2020
Population Health Spotlight
August Newsletter
ShareThis

Making Risk Adjustment Work in Health Care Reform: Identifying the Challenges and Potential Paths Forward

February 14, 2011 | 06:45 AM
09:15 AM ET

Risk adjustment will be a critical mechanism for ensuring the stability of the new health insurance exchanges that will begin in 2014 and achieving the promise of health reform with respect to expanded access to insurance coverage. Many decisions and activities will be needed, however, between now and 2014 and even beyond in order to put an effective risk mitigation system into place, requiring close collaboration between federal and state policymakers, health insurers and other stakeholders.

On February 14, 2011 NIHCM Foundaton hosted a meeting of experts at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. This meeting brought together an outstanding group of 50 actuaries, economists, federal and state policymakers, health plan representatives, consultants and other stakeholders for a candid discussion of the challenges in developing and implementing risk adjustment under health reform and potential ways to address these challenges.

Speakers

Events

August 21, 2020
Environmental

This webinar will bring together experts to provide insights on air pollution and environmental injustice during a time of increased inequality.

August 11, 2020
Racism and Health Graphic

This webinar discussed how systemic racism harms health, and how solutions-based approaches at the state and community level are making a difference.

In the News

August 2020
Population Health Spotlight
August Newsletter

Grants

Journalism GrantsJournalism Grant Program

The deadline for the 2020-2021 round of grant making has passed. NIHCM will notify the grant winners in the fall.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

The deadline for the 2020-2021 round of grant making has passed. Finalists will be selected in the coming month.

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Awards

The 26th Annual Research and Journalism Awards

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We are honored to announce the winners for the 26th Annual Health Care Research and Journalism Awards.

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