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It’s the End of the World as We Know It

The news of 25% rate hikes for health insurance has pundits screaming that the sky is falling for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Marketplaces has. Amid the tumultuous news, people should remember that these rate hikes affect fewer than 3% of [...]

November 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Appointments in 2 Weeks or Less for Newly Insured

Many pundits and policy analysts were concerned that by expanding Medicaid, primary care capacity might be exceeded thus leading to longer wait times. That concern is one reason why the provided parity in payment between Medicare and Medicaid at the [...]

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

No Difference Between Public & Private Coverage

A new study confirms what many think, that some insurance coverage is better than none. What may challenge some people’s preconceptions is that whether that insurance coverage is private or public (i.e. Medicare or Medicaid) access to care is [...]

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Should We Subsidize the Sick?

The projected savings from the are not solely from the health care exchanges: a large portion of savings stem from re-allocating medical resources towards the sickest patient populations. By improving the health of the sickest patients with high [...]

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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