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The Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy’s mission is to shape policy and practice with evidence and experience from the nation’s largest private integrated health care delivery and financing organization.

Institute for Health Policy Forum

Through expert roundtables, forums, and conferences, the Institute for Health Policy explores public policies that cultivate healthy communities and accessible high-quality care by convening experts to share knowledge, spark discourse, and advance collective thinking on topics of critical importance.

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Get ready to vote 

Voting is the cornerstone of our representative democracy.  In voting, citizens select who will make critical decisions that influence our…

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The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program and the impact of “best price” rules

The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to issue rebates to Medicaid for covered outpatient drugs. When they…

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Census outreach: There’s still time to make a difference

Having grown up in a predominantly Latinx community in Los Angeles, CA, I know firsthand how distrust of government could…

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Homelessness prevention during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic surges, many people across the country are facing serious financial challenges. The July 2020 U.S. unemployment…

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