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New Editor Takes Reins At Health Affairs

Politico: Health Affairs’ New Editor Brings Legal Background
Key elements of the Affordable Care Act were first previewed in the journal Health Affairs. It’s where policy wonks kick the tires on big ideas for reforming Medicare, Medicaid and most every aspect of health care in the United States — before those proposals find their way into legislation on the Hill. On Monday, a new editor-in-chief takes charge of the publication, considered unique among peer-reviewed journals for channeling new research into health policy debates with political immediacy (Norman, 6/2).

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