Report on Health Reform Implementation in JHPPL

Ddjhppl_38_6_coverThe Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Blue Shield of California Foundation to publish a new section in every issue with an article on the Affordable Care Act and its implementation. These articles are open access and are freely available to read under the “Report on Health Reform Implementation” section of the journal.



Current and future open access articles include:

  • “JHPPL Workshop on Medicaid Fiscal and Governance Issues: Objectives and Themes,” by Peter V. Long and Andrea Louise Campbell (38:4)
  • “Why States Expand Medicaid: Party, Resources, and History,” by Lawrence R. Jacobs and Timothy Callaghan (38:5)
  • “State Efforts to Promote Continuity of Coverage and Care under the Affordable Care Act,” by Heather Howard and Chad Shearer (38:6)
  • “Pascal’s Wager: Health Insurance Exchanges, Obamacare, and the Republican Dilemma,” by David K. Jones, Katharine W. V. Bradley, and Jonathan Oberlander (39:1)
  • “Essential Health Benefits and the Affordable Care Act: Law and Process,” by  Nicholas Bagley and Helen Levy (39:2)

To start reading now, click here.


About the Journal of Health Politics. Policy and Law

A leading journal in its field, and the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health—past, present, and future.

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