Could Price Be Right?
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Could Price Be Right?

By GILBERT WELCH, MD and ELLIOTT FISHER, MD If confirmed as Secretary of HHS, Tom Price will oversee a $1 trillion

Moonshots, Opioids and Incentives
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Moonshots, Opioids and Incentives

By MARSHALL CHIN, MD Major disparities in health outcomes have stubbornly persisted throughout both democratic and republican administrations.  If you

Why the Affordable Part Didn’t Work
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Why the Affordable Part Didn’t Work

By PAUL KECKLEY On March 23, 2010, Congress passed the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”. It soon became known

Trump State of the Union
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Trump State of the Union

By IAN MORRISON New POTUS Donald Trump doesn’t like the White House, it is drafty and was occupied by black

Keeping Medicare’s Promise
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Keeping Medicare’s Promise

By ANDY SLAVITT So, you decided to come to Washington to see what was new and how things might be

Medicaid, Meet Indiana
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Medicaid, Meet Indiana

By JONATHAN HALVORSON We will soon have a Vice President and a head of CMS who hail from the great

The Price Is Basically Right
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The Price Is Basically Right

By NIRAN AL-AGBA, MD Recently, President-Elect Trump selected Rep. Tom Price, MD to lead the Department of Health and Human

Something Not So Terrific
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Something Not So Terrific

By MARGALIT GUR-ARIE The brand new President Barack Obama, whether wittingly or not, invested his entire political capital in reforming

What Does the Recent Election Mean For Predictive Analytics In Healthcare?
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What Does the Recent Election Mean For Predictive Analytics In Healthcare?

By ROBERT ROWLEY, MD The outcome of the recent election caught many people, and many forecasters, by surprise. How could

One Regulation Could Eliminate a Dozen Others
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One Regulation Could Eliminate a Dozen Others

By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD President-Elect Trump recently announced: “for every one new regulation, two old regulations must be eliminated.” Regulatory

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