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Low Cost Doctors Save Patients $26 per Visit

In the increasingly competitive market that defines the nation’s health care system, a recent study examined how price transparency for the cost of outpatient physician office visits could potentially lower rising health care costs. The study [...]

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lower Readmissions for Medicare Advantage

Reducing readmission rates has been a quality measure which has recently received significant attention as a way to potentially decrease our nation’s healthcare expenditures. By improving outpatient resources and ensuring continuity of care after [...]

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

EMRA + PolicyRx Journal Club

We’d like to announce our collaboration with the Emergency Medicine Residents Association to bring health policy literature reviews affecting the field of emergency medicine. Emergency physicians care for all members of society and as such [...]

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Reducing Never Events is no Easy Task

The Hospital-Acquired Condition—Present on Admission (HAC-POA) program of 2008 was one of the first federal initiatives to reduce hospital payments on the basis of adverse events. It prevents hospitals from being reimbursed by Medicare for the [...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

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