2018

PDF 1: Aligning clinical and financial incentives for high-value care

PDF 2: Coverage for colorectal cancer screening 

PDF 3: Improving affordability in the health insurance exchanges 

PDF 4: Ensuring marketplace competition and health plan choice 

PDF 5: Insulin affordability 

2017

PDF 6: Health care financing models 

PDF 7: Ensuring continuity of care protections during active courses of treatment 

PDF 8: Expansion of U.S. veterans’ health care choices 

PDF 9: Affordable Care Act section 1332 waivers 

PDF 10: Health insurance affordability: essential health benefits and subsidizing the coverage of high-risk patients 

PDF 11: Payment and coverage for genetic/genomic precision medicine 

2016

PDF 12: Affordable care act medicaid expansion 

PDF 13: Health care while incarcerated 

2015

PDF 14: Coverage for chronic pain management 

PDF 15: Health insurance affordability 

2014

PDF 16: Improving the affordable care act 

PDF 17: Reference pricing 

PDF 18: Network adequacy 

PDF 19: Medicaid expansion options and alternatives 

PDF 20: The future of employer-sponsored insurance 

2013

PDF 21: Worksite health clinics 

PDF 22: Monitoring the affordable care act 

2012

PDF 23: Medicaid financing reform 

PDF 24: Basic health program 

PDF 25: Small businesses and health reform 

PDF 26: The structure and function of interprofessional health care teams 

2011

PDF 27: Physician tax credits for uncompensated care 

PDF 28: Designation of the intellectually disabled as a medically underserved population 

2010

PDF 29: Protecting the patient-physician relationship 

2009

PDF 30: Free clinics and the uninsured 

PDF 31: Components of health insurance 

PDF 32: Effects of the Massachusetts reform effort and the individual mandate 

PDF 33: Health insurance exchange authority and operation 

2008

PDF 34: Tax implications of eliminating the employee income tax exclusion for employer-sponsored insurance 

PDF 35: Acceptance of TRICARE health insurance 

PDF 36: The tax treatment of health savings accounts 

PDF 37: Tax deductibility of employer contributions toward employee health insurance and health care expenses 

2007

PDF 38: No child left uninsured 

PDF 39: Financial impact of immigration on american health system 

PDF 40: Health insurance coverage for college students 

PDF 41: Update on store-based health clinics 

PDF 42: Adequacy of health insurance coverage 

PDF 43: Health insurance coverage of high-risk patients 

PDF 44: State efforts to expand coverage to the uninsured 

PDF 45: Trends in employment-based health insurance 

PDF 46: Health insurance subsidies: tax deductions and tax credits 

2006

PDF 47: Individual responsibility to obtain health insurance 

PDF 48: Expanding health insurance coverage to the uninsured: 2007 and beyond 

2005

PDF 49: State options to improve coverage for the poor 

PDF 50: Containing catastrophic care cos

PDF 51: Update on the individual health insurance market 

PDF 52: Offsetting the costs of providing uncompensated care 

PDF 53: Status report on expanding health care coverage to all individuals with an emphasis on the uninsured 

PDF 54: Reinsurance and the health insurance market 

PDF 55: Association health plans 

2004

PDF 56: Comparing health insurance premium subsidies and tax credits 

PDF 57: Federal health insurance reserve system 

PDF 58: Health savings accounts 

PDF 59: Options for implementing and financing tax credits for individually selected and owned health insurance 

PDF 60: Private sector options for financing long-term care 

2003

PDF 61: Establishing multi-year mutual MSA trust accounts 

PDF 62: Health care benefit discrepancies for small employers under COBRA

PDF 63: Health insurance market regulation 

PDF 64: Health coverage tax credit program under the trade act of 2002 

PDF 65: Health reimbursement arrangements

2002

PDF 66: Coverage for periodic preventive medical evaluations and services 

PDF 67: Impact of eliminating the current threshold for deductibility of medical expenses 

PDF 68: Advocating health insurance tax credits 

PDF 69: Tax relief for physicians serving uninsured and underinsured patients 

PDF 70: Hospital and physician payment for uncompensated care, teaching, and research

PDF 71: Review of U.S. health system financing 

2001

PDF 72: The effects of individually owned health insurance on risk pooling and cross-subsidization 

PDF 73: Evolving internet-based health insurance marts 

PDF 74: Status report on expanding coverage for the uninsured 

PDF 75: Uninsured immigrants 

PDF 76: Transitional issues in moving toward a system of individually selected and owned health insurance 

2000

PDF 77: Principles for structuring health insurance tax credits 

PDF 78: Benefits and limitations of an individual mandate for individually owned health insurance 

1999

PDF 79: Status report on increasing access for the uninsured 

PDF 80: Employer purchasing alliances: an evolutionary step toward "voluntary choice cooperatives" under individually selected and owned health insurance 

PDF 81: Non-medicare use of the RBRVS 

PDF 82: Insurance coverage for adults with congenital and/or childhood diseases 

PDF 83: Status report on the medicaid program 

PDF 84: Critical expansion of medical savings accounts 

PDF 85: Tax credit simulation project 

1998

PDF 86: Increasing access to health care services for children through the use of tax credits or deductions 

PDF 87: Individually selected

PDF 88: Adverse selection against generous health insurance under defined contribution systems 

PDF 89: Consumer-driven health care 

PDF 90: Health insurance for domestic partners 

PDF 91: Defining the uninsured and underinsured 

 

LINK 1: Access all council reports prior to 2007

LINK 2: Read issue briefs related to reports

LINK 3: Learn more about the Council on Medical Service

2018

PDF 1: Aligning clinical and financial incentives for high-value care

PDF 2: Coverage for colorectal cancer screening 

PDF 3: Improving affordability in the health insurance exchanges 

PDF 4: Ensuring marketplace competition and health plan choice 

PDF 5: Insulin affordability 

2017

PDF 6: Health care financing models 

PDF 7: Ensuring continuity of care protections during active courses of treatment 

PDF 8: Expansion of U.S. veterans’ health care choices 

PDF 9: Affordable Care Act section 1332 waivers 

PDF 10: Health insurance affordability: essential health benefits and subsidizing the coverage of high-risk patients 

PDF 11: Payment and coverage for genetic/genomic precision medicine 

2016

PDF 12: Affordable care act medicaid expansion 

PDF 13: Health care while incarcerated 

2015

PDF 14: Coverage for chronic pain management 

PDF 15: Health insurance affordability 

2014

PDF 16: Improving the affordable care act 

PDF 17: Reference pricing 

PDF 18: Network adequacy 

PDF 19: Medicaid expansion options and alternatives 

PDF 20: The future of employer-sponsored insurance 

2013

PDF 21: Worksite health clinics 

PDF 22: Monitoring the affordable care act 

2012

PDF 23: Medicaid financing reform 

PDF 24: Basic health program 

PDF 25: Small businesses and health reform 

PDF 26: The structure and function of interprofessional health care teams 

2011

PDF 27: Physician tax credits for uncompensated care 

PDF 28: Designation of the intellectually disabled as a medically underserved population 

2010

PDF 29: Protecting the patient-physician relationship 

2009

PDF 30: Free clinics and the uninsured 

PDF 31: Components of health insurance 

PDF 32: Effects of the Massachusetts reform effort and the individual mandate 

PDF 33: Health insurance exchange authority and operation 

2008

PDF 34: Tax implications of eliminating the employee income tax exclusion for employer-sponsored insurance 

PDF 35: Acceptance of TRICARE health insurance 

PDF 36: The tax treatment of health savings accounts 

PDF 37: Tax deductibility of employer contributions toward employee health insurance and health care expenses 

2007

PDF 38: No child left uninsured 

PDF 39: Financial impact of immigration on american health system 

PDF 40: Health insurance coverage for college students 

PDF 41: Update on store-based health clinics 

PDF 42: Adequacy of health insurance coverage 

PDF 43: Health insurance coverage of high-risk patients 

PDF 44: State efforts to expand coverage to the uninsured 

PDF 45: Trends in employment-based health insurance 

PDF 46: Health insurance subsidies: tax deductions and tax credits 

2006

PDF 47: Individual responsibility to obtain health insurance 

PDF 48: Expanding health insurance coverage to the uninsured: 2007 and beyond 

2005

PDF 49: State options to improve coverage for the poor 

PDF 50: Containing catastrophic care cos

PDF 51: Update on the individual health insurance market 

PDF 52: Offsetting the costs of providing uncompensated care 

PDF 53: Status report on expanding health care coverage to all individuals with an emphasis on the uninsured 

PDF 54: Reinsurance and the health insurance market 

PDF 55: Association health plans 

2004

PDF 56: Comparing health insurance premium subsidies and tax credits 

PDF 57: Federal health insurance reserve system 

PDF 58: Health savings accounts 

PDF 59: Options for implementing and financing tax credits for individually selected and owned health insurance 

PDF 60: Private sector options for financing long-term care 

2003

PDF 61: Establishing multi-year mutual MSA trust accounts 

PDF 62: Health care benefit discrepancies for small employers under COBRA

PDF 63: Health insurance market regulation 

PDF 64: Health coverage tax credit program under the trade act of 2002 

PDF 65: Health reimbursement arrangements

2002

PDF 66: Coverage for periodic preventive medical evaluations and services 

PDF 67: Impact of eliminating the current threshold for deductibility of medical expenses 

PDF 68: Advocating health insurance tax credits 

PDF 69: Tax relief for physicians serving uninsured and underinsured patients 

PDF 70: Hospital and physician payment for uncompensated care, teaching, and research

PDF 71: Review of U.S. health system financing 

2001

PDF 72: The effects of individually owned health insurance on risk pooling and cross-subsidization 

PDF 73: Evolving internet-based health insurance marts 

PDF 74: Status report on expanding coverage for the uninsured 

PDF 75: Uninsured immigrants 

PDF 76: Transitional issues in moving toward a system of individually selected and owned health insurance 

2000

PDF 77: Principles for structuring health insurance tax credits 

PDF 78: Benefits and limitations of an individual mandate for individually owned health insurance 

1999

PDF 79: Status report on increasing access for the uninsured 

PDF 80: Employer purchasing alliances: an evolutionary step toward "voluntary choice cooperatives" under individually selected and owned health insurance 

PDF 81: Non-medicare use of the RBRVS 

PDF 82: Insurance coverage for adults with congenital and/or childhood diseases 

PDF 83: Status report on the medicaid program 

PDF 84: Critical expansion of medical savings accounts 

PDF 85: Tax credit simulation project 

1998

PDF 86: Increasing access to health care services for children through the use of tax credits or deductions 

PDF 87: Individually selected

PDF 88: Adverse selection against generous health insurance under defined contribution systems 

PDF 89: Consumer-driven health care 

PDF 90: Health insurance for domestic partners 

PDF 91: Defining the uninsured and underinsured 

 

LINK 1: Access all council reports prior to 2007

LINK 2: Read issue briefs related to reports

LINK 3: Learn more about the Council on Medical Service

PDF 2: 2018

CMS-CSAPH Joint Report A-18

PDF 5: 2018

CMS Report 7-A-18

PDF 6: 2017

CMS Report 2-A-17

PDF 13: 2016

CMS Report 2-I-16

PDF 14: 2015

CMS/CSAPH Joint Report -A-15

PDF 15: 2015

CMS Report 8-I-15

PDF 17: 2014

CMS Report 3-I-14

PDF 18: 2014

CMS Report 4-I-14

PDF 21: 2013

CMS Report 1-A-13

PDF 23: 2012

CMS Report 1-A-12

PDF 24: 2012

CMS Report 5-A-12

PDF 30: 2009

CMS Report 1-A-09

PDF 31: 2009

CMS Report 2-A-09

PDF 38: 2007

CMS Report 1 - A-07

PDF 50: 2005

CMS Report 5 – A-05

PDF 55: 2005

CMS Report 5 - I-05

PDF 58: 2004

CMS Report 6 - A-04

PDF 65: 2003

CMS Report 3 - I-03

PDF 75: 2001

CMS Report 8 - A-01

PDF 81: 1999

CMS Report 12 - A-99

PDF 85: 1999

CMS Report 16 - I-99

PDF 89: 1998

CMS Report 12 - A-98

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