Ever since the FDA approved advertisements for prescription drugs on television, pharmaceutical companies ..
In 2010, Premera Blue Cross (Premera), a large nonprofit health plan in the Pacific Northwest implemented ..
A lawsuit accuses President Donald Trump’s Treasury, Labor and HHS secretaries of weakening Americans’ ..
CMS recently authorized Medicare Advantage (MA) plans the ability to apply step therapy protocols to Part ..
A recent viewpoint from Fendrick and Shope (2018) argues for the need for Precision Benefit Design. Successful ..
Alain Einthoven is the father of managed competition. In a recent Health Affairs article, he and Laurence ..
Changes to the healthcare market nationwide could manifest if these 5 lawsuits make it to the highest ..
Narrow networks? That is one proposition from Bill Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, ..
The $8.6 million in State Flexibility Grants announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ..
How are public and private insurance used in the real-world? The answer to this question varies across ..
In a new report by The HHS Office of Inspector General, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ..
A new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Press release details the proposed additional ..
Competition matters for markets…even health care markets. A paper by Van Parys (2018) relies on a database ..
On August 1 the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the Departments) published ..
According to one study by Martin Anderson presented at the NBER’s Program on Health Economics ..
While that may not be his intention, a study from Robert Wood Johnson has found that few carriers are leaving ..
The U.S. has a decentralized health care system. This means that depending on your health plan, you may have ..
In a new NEJM Catalyst Buzz Survey, the question of who is the biggest driver of high healthcare costs ..
Once the federales blocked the health insurance company mega-mergers, it was only a matter of time before ..
While most patients in Medicare use the traditional fee-for-service route, a growing percentage of Medicare ..