By David Harlow – The recent Executive Order regarding health care price transparency has many folks in the health care industrial complex contemplating litigation aimed at highlighting ways in which the order may contravene existing law.Read More
By Gregg A. Masters, MPH – Amidst the aggressive assault on the ACA via an unrelenting but unsuccessful ‘repeal and replace‘ agenda, much conversation and debate in the health reform theater since Donald Trump was elected…
By Matt Fisher – Value based care is an amorphous concept that covers a lot of the so-called alternative payment methodologies driving a lot of current transformation in healthcare.
By David Harlow – It is often said that social determinants of health are more important than many of the things we think of as more closely associated with health, such as health care services, health literacy, engagement in one’s own health care, adherence to prescribed health care treatment and medication.
By David Harlow – It is often said that social determinants of health are more important than many of the things we think of as…
By David Harlow – It may not have the zing of a best-seller’s title, but check out the latest report from the HHS OIG: Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations Have Shown Potential for Reducing Spending and Improving Quality.
By David Blumenthal MD & Sara R. Collins – The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has always needed fixing. Now that the Congress has tried and failed to repeal and replace it, the time for repair seems at hand.
April 10-12, 2016 Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC The National Congress for Employer Health Care Strategies convenes HR, benefits, and wellness professionals whose primary goal…
By Jenny Gold – This season, Downton Abbey has a new plot line that has health wonks on the edge of their seats: a heated debate about hospital consolidation that closely parallels what’s going on in the U.S. health care system today.