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2014 Year in Review

The year began with great news out of Oregon and the release of more data from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, one of the two best studies we have on the effect of insurance on health care and costs (the other is the RAND experiment of the [...]

December 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Best Tweets of 2014

Merry Christmas to All; And to All a Good Tweet…   You’re about to hear a lot about this study: Expanding Medicaid doesn’t decrease ER use. It increases it. http://t.co/B4rrfP6gAo — Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) January 2, 2014 [...]

December 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

Decision 2014

The 2014 midterm Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014. This may be news to many. Only 52% of the public state that they are paying attention to the election and if previous midterms are any indication fewer than half of American [...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Your Boss’ Business?

This post is adapted from MDaware.org with permission. Source: OpenSource.org (Flickr / Creative Commons) The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks both to expand insurance coverage as well as to ensure that offered plans include substantive benefits, [...]

July 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Health Policy Twitterati 2014

Two years ago, I compiled a list of the most influential health policy thought leaders on Twitter. The methodology was elegantly simple, look back several months and count up the number of times I (@PolicyRx) re-tweeted a user’s comments or [...]

June 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

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