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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 bundled payments hold health care [...]

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Return of the House Call

As the population ages, the medical needs of the oldest and most infirm are projected to greatly weigh on America’s healthcare system.  In an attempt to meet these needs in an economical manner, Healthcare Partners Affiliates Medical Group [...]

October 19, 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 Affordable Care Act provided parity in payment between Medicare [...]

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

What Works? Three Laws that Prevent Gun Deaths

A number of laws have been passed at the state level to address firearm safety. Some laws loosen restrictions on gun ownership while others tighten restrictions on gun ownership. Not all firearm-related laws are effective. Researchers conducted a [...]

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Health Expenditures to Keep Rising

In 2011, the Affordable Care Act passed with two primary goals: (1) expanding coverage and (2) bending the cost curve. Exactly how much healthcare savings it will produce is still up for debate and is the subject of a recent analysis published in [...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

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