Upshot: Explaining the Health Payments Trump Threatens to End

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Public Health

Explaining the Health Payments That Trump Is Threatening to End

By REED ABELSON AND MARGOT SANGER-KATZ

Cost-sharing reductions could make or break the Obamacare markets, and President Trump is talking about them as a possible bargaining chip.

A Healthy Nudge

How Behavioral Economics Can Produce Better Health Care

By DHRUV KHULLAR

People don’t always act “rationally.” Nudges might be able to lead to better doctors and healthier patients.

People Like Us

Why Americans Vote ‘Against Their Interest’: Partisanship

By AMANDA TAUB

For voters in the United States, party affiliation is a way to express a bundle of identities.

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Blame physics and “weak” knots for unraveled laces, a phenomenon researchers called “sudden and catastrophic.”

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Trump’s Policy Reversals, in His Own Words

By AUDREY CARLSEN AND JUGAL K. PATEL

President Trump has reversed himself on several longstanding positions over the past week.

Tracking Trump’s Agenda, Step by Step

By JOSH KELLER AND ADAM PEARCE

A tracker of the latest status of President Trump’s major priorities.

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