Health Policy Publications

We publish nonpartisan research and analysis that informs decisions on topics such as Missouri Medicaid, health equity, federal health reform, policy options, surveys, and more.

Health Policy Publications

Navigating COVID-19: Health Policy Solutions

Publications related to health issues impacting Missouri residents before and after the public health emergency

Federal Health Reform

Publications related to the Affordable Care Act, as well as information on alternative health reform proposals

Health Equity Series

Publications on health disparities among specific Missouri populations

Medicaid Transformation

Missouri Consumer Healthcare Experience State Survey

Altarum’s Consumer Healthcare Experience State Survey (CHESS) is designed to elicit respondents’ unbiased views on a wide range of health system issues, including confidence using the health system, financial burden and views on fixes that might be needed.

Below are Data Briefs survey results.

Overview of Coverage and the Uninsured

Publications on types of health coverage in the U.S., consequences of the lack of health insurance, and charity care in Missouri

Paid Leave

Research that examines Missouri workers’ current access to paid sick leave and the potential economic and health impacts of expanding access

Policy Options

Reports on issues related to health care costs, payment and delivery system reforms, and comprehensive public policy solutions that can improve health

Public Health Coverage (Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare)

Publications related to Missouri’s Medicaid program (MO HealthNet), the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicare

Surveys

Views of Missouri voters on health care reform and health insurance coverage