Physician, Regulate Yourself

September 12, 2019

If doctors won’t help fix the problems of health care, they shouldn’t be outraged when outsiders try to do it for them.

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A ‘No-Brainer’?

July 17, 2019

Calls grow for Medicare to cover anti-rejection drugs

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In Indiana, a local hospital system, Parkview Health, charged private insurance companies about quadruple what the federal Medicare program paid for the same care, according to a study of hospital prices in 25 states released on Thursday by the nonprofit RAND Corp

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Setting US drug prices based on prices paid in other countries could also improve affordability for Medicare beneficiaries according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, including our Michael DiStefano

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In the American health care system, age shapes patients’ options. Most people over age 65 are eligible for Medicare, which is inaccessible to almost everyone under 65

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Hospitals in Maryland have saved millions of dollars in health care costs by eschewing the tradition fee-for-service model for one that emphasizes overall health, a report released by state regulators shows

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As the federal government penalizes 751 hospitals for having too many infections and patient injuries, some states are feeling the cuts in Medicare payments more than others

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Much has been written lately about how individuals’ health could suffer if they lose insurance under the health proposals circulating in the U.S. House and Senate. But there is another consequence: creating millions more people without insurance could also impact the health of people who remain insured

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