Who's Funding to Contain Healthcare Costs?

More funders grasp a simple fact: Anyone pushing for expanding healthcare access also needs to care about containing costs so dollars can stretch further. Predictably, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the 900-pound gorilla in the cost containment space, but other funders are also on the case.
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How Are Foundations Pushing to Expand Medicaid?

Medicaid expansion is a highly politicized issue, and you don't see a lot of a big foundation grants that go explicitly to push for expansion in the opt-out states. But make no mistake: plenty of foundation-backed groups are working this front every day, including many state-based organizations.
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Trending at the Commonwealth Fund: Containing Healthcare Costs

It might be easy to overlook, but it’s doing important work. Based in Washington, D.C., and New York City, the nearly century-old Commonwealth Fund has long been a broad supporter of a variety of public health and policy initiatives. Lately, it's turned its attention to initiatives looking to rein in healthcare costs.
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