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EDs Are Profitable, But Just Barely

Source: Dave Dugdale (Creative Commons / Flickr) Wilson and Cutler analyzed several large databases to calculate the profit margin for all 120 million ED visits in the United States in 2009. The [...]

July 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cost-sharing sweet spot

Value-based insurance designs (VBID) provide cost incentives to encourage individuals to utilize certain highly effective medications in order to cut costs while improving quality and health [...]

July 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Provocateurs – Episode 2

The July episode of the Provocateurs is LIVE on YouTube featuring Renée Volny Darko, Cedric Dark, Tyree Winters and a guest appearance by Todd Johnson. Watch it [...]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Health Care Costs [STAT*sheet]

This STAT*sheet on Health Care Costs was compiled by Vidya Eswaran and Cedric Dark. You are free to download and distribute with attribution. Contact us if you would like a pdf [...]

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Back of the Envelope

Recently there have been quite few notable* “back-of-the-envelope” calculations. The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment included one which estimated how much expanding Medicaid would [...]

June 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

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