In the United States, 25 million adult women are insured by their state Medicaid program. Medicaid covers 60 percent of all births in the United States as per federal law, and states must cover all pregnancy-related services for pregnant women with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line. There are two Medicaid insurance payment models: a fee-for-service model, where the state pays ...

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In early September, the New York Times Upshot published a bold piece titled “The Best Healthcare System in the World.” The article brought together prominent health economists and physician experts to judge the health systems of the world in a head-to-head tourney to determine which health system deserved the prestigious title. The article, published at a time of intense policy debate concerning the U.S. health care system, ...

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