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Economics
Podcast: Bailing Out Hospitals and Health Systems 5/20/22
Hospitals and health systems say that they’re in a “precarious financial situation” and need more dollars from the… Read More
By May 20, 2022
Consumerism
Just Not That Into You (Price Transparency Rule)
By now, we all know that hospitals’ level of compliance with the new price transparency rule would not… Read More
By May 18, 2022
Policy
Capitalism, Perversions, and Health Utilities
The collision of capitalism, healthcare, and a government payment system has produced perversions in the healthcare system that… Read More
By May 17, 2022
Outcomes
Podcast: Lucky and Unlucky Numbers for Healthcare 5/13/22
Lucky and Unlucky Numbers for Healthcare ACA enrollment is up but so are firearm homicides, COVID deaths and… Read More
By May 13, 2022
Policy
Hospital + Doctors = Higher Prices
I told you. Beware the vertically integrated employed physician. Maybe now you’ll believe me. A new study in Health… Read More
By May 11, 2022
Outcomes
Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, How Overturning Roe V. Wade Could Affect Healthcare Incumbents and New Market Entrants 5/6/22
How Overturning Roe V. Wade Could Affect Healthcare Incumbents and New Market Entrants The leaked U.S. Supreme Court… Read More
By May 6, 2022
Policy
Separate And Unequal (Part 1): Healthcare’s Profound Maldistribution of Facilities
Ready. Set. Stumble. As part of its announcement of payment guidelines for FY 2023, the Centers for Medicare… Read More
By April 28, 2022
Policy
The Pandemic Has Been Very Very Good to Rural Hospitals
I’m not much for government bailouts of businesses. Businesses fail for reasons I don’t want to reward with… Read More
By April 20, 2022
Economics
Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup and Bills, Bills, Bills 4/15/22
How Do We Repair Our Damaged Public Health System? Taxes, tax exemptions, charity care and medical debt. It’s… Read More
By April 15, 2022
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