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A Policy Prescription for 2018

The controversy over health care reform often boils down to two issues: coverage and cost. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made significant impact on the coverage issue, dropping the uninsured rate below 10% for the first time in the recorded history [...]

January 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Do Not Pass ACO!

The Stark Law prevents physicians from referring patients to facilities where they have an ownership stake. What happens, though, when the investors behind a hospital also own the post acute care facility to which it refers? Is the transition more [...]

December 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Un buen comienzo es la mitad del trabajo realizado”

I witnessed a crisis like none other seen in the United States. Destruction of houses, loss of electricity, closure of schools and government facilities. Hospitals flooded, inability to perform emergent surgeries, and a collapse of the primary care [...]

December 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Where there is Smoke, is there Fire?

Marijuana has been shown to impair drivers. Studies evaluating motor vehicle crash (MVC) fatality rates in states following the legalization of medical marijuana have had conflicting results. This study examined MVC fatalities in two states, [...]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

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