New research suggests Medicare’s switch to risk-adjusted payments did not reduce overpayments. This example highlights the complexities of healthcare payment reform.
Thanks to limited competition, additional Medicaid Advantage payments are captured by insurers and other third parties instead of being passed along to beneficiaries.
Researchers evaluate North Carolina’s attempts to rein in the escalating cost of retiree healthcare.
The Executive Director of GetCoveredIllinois, the state-federal partnership health insurance marketplace in Illinois, discusses the marketplace’s recent launch and what is next.
A study of market factors that influence Medicare’s ability to set prices provides interesting and offsetting long term implications.
Researchers find a link between health outcomes and the type of insurance used by patients being treated for similar medical conditions at the same hospitals.
New study evaluates the effect of state implementation of Pay-For-Performance on nursing home care.
A disappointing performance for health information technology and Electronic Medical Records in a study of Medicare Patient outcomes
Researchers find evidence of negative spillovers from the uninsured onto insured heart attack patients
Bob Greenstein talks about tax policy, the recession, and what to expect from the fiscal cliff