Health care has emerged as a top issue for voters in the upcoming mid-term election, playing a prominent role in many House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. Many health-related measures are even on ballots in several states. Political ads, highlighting popular provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions, […]
Few things in the healthcare market can be as potentially disruptive as retail clinics, and for that reason so much attention is focused on them. A recent survey showed that 91 percent of patients who used a retail clinic reported that they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their visit. With retail clinics being called […]
The leading barrier reported to making prices transparent was discouragement from another practice, hospital, or insurance company. The findings of this preliminary study may help guide medical practices in designing and implementing price transparency strategies.
Daily clinical practices erode the physician’s fiduciary responsibility in patient care.
Understanding Medicaid is the first step in designing solutions to Medicaid challenges.