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Introduction In today’s health care arguments about lowering costs, it is sometimes forgotten that insurance premiums are set based on the underlying cost of health care. Other than the portion (<20%) needed to [...]
Pharmaceutical pricing is a topic rife with contradictions: Pills that cost pennies to produce may cost thousands of dollars to purchase Two pills with identical ingredients, but different names, may vary in price [...]
Paying Healthcare Providers: The Impact of Provider Reimbursement on Overall Cost of Care and Treatment Decisions
Introduction How providers are paid is one of the often-discussed and often-reformed aspects of the American healthcare system. Are doctors being paid too much? Is how they are being paid incenting them to [...]
The United States is the only industrialized country in the world that does not have Universal Health Coverage for all citizens. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a step in the direction [...]
The health insurance industry and interested stakeholders waited anxiously last week for a decision from the Trump administration that many believe could have significant negative implications on the individual health insurance market.i Senior [...]