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Considering the House Republican's nakedly cruel vote to effectively drop health care coverage for millions of Americans, this upcoming podcast... Continue reading
The Health Care Blog ( posted an essay under this title on April 28th by myself and Jason Chung. The... Continue reading
Listen Now Considering the debate over the past five months about repealing the ACA (and more generally reforming the Medicare... Continue reading
For those carefully following the ACA state marketplaces, i.e., the viability thereof, here's an update to my March 22 THCB... Continue reading
Listeners may recall The Healthcare Blog ( posted last June 4th my essay, "About Hastert's 'Known Acts': The Indifference is... Continue reading
Listen Now In mid-January the CDC abruptly canceled a three-day "Climate and Health Summit" the Center had been planning for... Continue reading
In mid-February CMS published a proposed rule intended to "stabilize" the state insurance marketplaces. This essay, posted on The Health... Continue reading
Listen Now Over approximately the past decade the health care industry has become increasingly committed to financially incenting physicians and... Continue reading
Listen Now Late today, or within a few hours after this interview was completed, the House Republicans proposed ACA repeal... Continue reading
If you listened, or not, to my December 19th interview with Jean Casella (see below), one of the three editors... Continue reading
Listen Now In his recent work, The Case Against Sugar, Gary Taubes argues not all calories are alike. Sugar, or... Continue reading
Listen Now This past November, voters in seven states legalized marijuana either for medical or for recreational use. Twenty-nine states... Continue reading
In 1877 William Clifford published an essay titled, The Ethics of Belief." The essay became a seminal work in the... Continue reading
Listen Now While there is evidence noise-induced hearing loss among adolescents has increased due to the use of smartphones and... Continue reading
Listen Now With the election of Donald Trump Congressional Republicans are poised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) within... Continue reading
Listen Now Though comparatively late to adopt quality ratings, many health care products and services are today quality rated. For... Continue reading
Listen Now As has been widely reported the US has faced an opioid addiction epidemic over the past decade. Opioid-related... Continue reading
If you've not had a chance to listen to my September 22nd interview with Daniel Hatcher regarding is recent work,... Continue reading
Listen Now Section 1332 of the Affordable Car Act allows states to propose Affordable Care Act-comparable state insurance programs. Programs... Continue reading
Listen Now UnitedHealth Group and other major health care insurers' participation in state health insurance marketplaces has caused increasing concern... Continue reading
Listeners may recall last October 26th I posted a summary of Accountable Care Organization (ACO) performance year two (PY2) results... Continue reading
For those interested in how providers will likely respond to MACRA, today the Better Medicare Alliance posted my essay, "How... Continue reading