Post Tagged with: "health care reform"

Gene Steuerle, Host of "The Government We Deserve"

A Better Alternative to Taxing Those Without Health Insurance

March 14, 2015

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Although the public debate on health insurance coverage centers on a thumbs-up, thumbs-down fight over the Accountable Care Act, our national system needs a lot of smaller fixes.

Rethink “Repeal and Replace” and Consumer Friendly Obamacare Fixes – Two Op-Eds in USA Today

Rethink “Repeal and Replace” and Consumer Friendly Obamacare Fixes – Two Op-Eds in USA Today

January 14, 2015

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I have no doubt Republicans will insist on proposing their own complex plan to reform the health insurance system that will include repealing and replacing Obamacare. But I think it is going to get them into more political trouble than it’s worth.

Frank Williams, CEO Evolent Health

Transforming Healthcare: A Conversation with Frank Williams

December 1, 2014

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There is “a massive opportunity for healthcare systems to reshape their economics as they see declining reimbursement on the inpatient side”

Michael Millenson, President of Health Quality Advisors

Obamacare Hater, Lover Harmonize on “Clinical Nuance”

May 18, 2014

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A fierce opponent of Obamacare and one of the law’s key authors came together at a Washington briefing recently to sing the praises of a proposal to bring “clinical nuance” to the Medicare benefit. Whether this beatific health care reform bipartisanship can alter policy, however, remains to be seen.

Paul Levy, Host of (Not) Running a Hospital

Focus on the gold standard

January 7, 2014

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I’d like to make a number of subtle and not-so-subtle points today, and I hope you’ll stick with me.

Bob Laszewski, Host of Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review

“If You Like Your Doctor You Will Be Able to Keep Your Doctor. Period”

November 25, 2013

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So, if a health plan can no longer vary its benefit choices, how can it distinguish itself on price?

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

October 18, 2013

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This infographic was designed to raise awareness about the role that Family Nurse Practitioners play in health care reform under the Affordable Care Act.

“ObamaCare” Small Ball––The Republicans Are Winning the Battle Over the Big Idea

“ObamaCare” Small Ball––The Republicans Are Winning the Battle Over the Big Idea

July 26, 2013

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By Robert Laszewski First Posted at Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review on 7/21/2013 Last week the President waded directly into the national debate over… Read More ›

Will the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Exchanges Be Ready On Time? The Obama Administration’s Top Secret Enterprise

Will the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Exchanges Be Ready On Time? The Obama Administration’s Top Secret Enterprise

July 4, 2013

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By Robert Laszewski First Posted at Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review on 6/10/2013 Last week, I received my weekly email update from the Maryland… Read More ›

Open Data Advocate Joins Patient Privacy Rights Group as Chief Technology Officer

Open Data Advocate Joins Patient Privacy Rights Group as Chief Technology Officer

May 26, 2013

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By Dr. Adrian Gropper First Posted at The Health Care Blog on 5/7/2013 The small news is that I formally joined Patient Privacy Rights as chief technology… Read More ›