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ACA Compliant Plans Not More Expensive

A recent study from the National Opinion Research Center examined premium costs of health plans that were non-compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under exemptions for small-group and individual-market plans. Amidst concerns prior to open [...]

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bundling May Cut Costs for Some Surgeries

Payment reform is a key focus of today’s policymakers. A growing number of new payment models aim to reward health care providers that deliver high-quality care more cost-effectively. New payment models such as hold health care organizations [...]

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Medicaid Saves Lives

Despite concern by some analysts that Medicaid is worse than no health care at all, the Oregon Health Study and others, including this one, suggest that Medicaid improves access to care and might even have a mortality benefit. For individuals and [...]

November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

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