The health law brought regulations to limit for the first time the cost-sharing in plans. An individual plan sold on an exchange can’t include out-of-pocket costs greater than $6,600. But the regulation still only applies to providers and specialists specified by the plan as “in-network.”

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A report found significant increases in the number of homeless individuals with health insurance in states that expanded Medicaid coverage, which will also benefit hospitals, doctors, and ultimately society

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What is an ACO?

March 27, 2014

With the tens of millions of patients now covered by Accountable Care Organizations, our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses his research on their ethical challenges and the importance of engaging with patients

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Sharing Fairly

March 12, 2014

Our Matt DeCamp blogs about a new paper in which he and colleagues open a conversation about fairly sharing any savings from accountable care organizations

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You can deny 30 million patients access to care, but you can’t deny their need for care

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Will requiring drug companies to disclose their payments to doctors be helpful to patients? The Obama Administration thinks it will, by exposing patients to the possible conflicts-of-interest related to these payments

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11 for Bioethics in ’12

December 29, 2011

Faculty members from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics make eleven predictions about the big issues facing bioethics in 2012

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