Medicare Advantage spending, medical loss ratios, and related businesses: An initial investigation

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://bit.ly/40xy9tL on March 24, 2023 at 03:21PM By Richard G. Frank, Conrad Milhaupt Introduction and background The health care sector has become increasingly vertically integrated in recent years. The initial waves of integration largely involved mergers and acquisitions between hospitals and physician practices. More recently, the parent companies of […]

Medicare Advantage spending, medical loss ratios, and related businesses: An initial investigation

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://bit.ly/40xy9tL on March 24, 2023 at 01:48PM By Richard G. Frank, Conrad Milhaupt Introduction and background The health care sector has become increasingly vertically integrated in recent years. The initial waves of integration largely involved mergers and acquisitions between hospitals and physician practices. More recently, the parent companies of […]

Alcohol and race in Australia

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3ZgreUJ on March 24, 2023 at 12:25PM  In the U.S. we certainly have a complicated history around both race and alcohol, but in Australia there may be even more complications, as a recent (limited) ban on alcohol and aborigines is reinstated. The NY Times has the story Authorities Reinstate Alcohol Ban […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Announces Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Modernization Initiative.

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/42wYqdr on March 23, 2023 at 12:14PM Here’s a long awaited HRSA announcement, indicating their intent to modernize the deceased organ procurement and allocation system in the U.S.  It’s still a bit short on details, but specifically mentions budget increases. In the future it will apparently issue Requests for Proposals from […]

Throw Away That Phone

from The Health Care Blog at https://bit.ly/3JFhbmg on March 22, 2023 at 05:48PM By KIM BELLARD If I were a smarter person, I’d write something insightful about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. If I were a better person, I’d write about the dire new UN report on climate change. But, nope, I’m too intrigued about […]

An Initial Methodology for Evaluating Social Equity Performance in Disaster Mitigation Grants

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3FI002d on March 22, 2023 at 02:47PM Some U.S. communities, such as low-income or minority communities, are disproportionately affected by the impact of disasters. Distribution of both mitigation funding and recovery funding has not been equitably applied to all communities, with disadvantaged communities receiving less of […]

IA a tot arreu

from Econsalut at https://bit.ly/3JtvbPS on March 22, 2023 at 11:25AM Multimodal biomedical AI En aquest blog he anat explicant darrerament els avenços en la intel·ligència artificial i els podeu trobar en aquestes entrades. La innovació és tant ràpida que costa molt estar atent al que està passant. Per aquest motiu us suggereixo una ullada a […]

Links

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/42wnMIn on March 22, 2023 at 01:06AM Threats to Medicare’s new drug negotiation power Drugs likely to be involved in Medicare price negotiation. Future of the US vaccine programs. Will GPT automate your job out of existence?  Drone delivery of medical supplies (and other things) explained.

Comments on the expansion of induction of buprenorphine through a telemedicine encounter

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://bit.ly/3FJ5mum on March 21, 2023 at 09:40PM By Haiden A. Huskamp, Alisa Busch, Pushpa Raja, Michael Barnett, Richard G. Frank, Ateev Mehrotra Haiden A. Huskamp, Alisa B. Busch, Pushpa Raja, Michael L. Barnett, Richard G. Frank, and Ateev Mehrotra recently provided comments to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on […]

Comments on the expansion of induction of buprenorphine through a telemedicine encounter

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://bit.ly/3FJ5mum on March 21, 2023 at 09:04PM By Haiden A. Huskamp, Alisa Busch, Pushpa Raja, Michael Barnett, Richard G. Frank, Ateev Mehrotra Haiden A. Huskamp, Alisa B. Busch, Pushpa Raja, Michael L. Barnett, Richard G. Frank, and Ateev Mehrotra recently provided comments to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on […]

Postdoctoral Research Associate

from ASHEcon at https://bit.ly/3TvGyM2 on March 21, 2023 at 04:24PM Brown University: School of Public Health: Health Services, Policy & PracticeProvidence, RI Description The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice is seeking 2 full-time post-doctoral-level research associates to work on research related to payment reform, health care affordability, Medicare Advantage, health care prices, integration and consolidation, […]

Un disbarat rera l’altre

from Econsalut at https://bit.ly/404vWWG on March 21, 2023 at 01:16PM  Els Parlaments haurien de servir a la ciutadania, haurien d’arribar a acords i trobar mecanismes per millorar el benestar de la població. Nosaltres aquí tenim ara un cas singular que fa dies que dura. Resulta que la comissió de salut es preocupa d’una "Proposta de […]

The future cannabis market?

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3Z5QcpV on March 21, 2023 at 01:04PM  The Washington Post has the story on a big bet on the future of the American cannabis market: Giant California greenhouse signals a big bet on cannabis legalization. One enormous facility on the northern edge of metro Los Angeles reveals expectations of marijuana becoming […]

CCHE Friday Seminar Series: Patient-level population-representative data for international health systems comparisons: lessons for Canadian healthcare

from CCHE General Updates Archive Feed at https://bit.ly/3FEmGk1 on March 20, 2023 at 07:13PM We are pleased to welcome Peter Cram this Friday March 24th. Canadian Centre for Health Economics View this email in your browser Dear All,   For this week’s CCHE Health Economics Series, we are pleased to welcome Peter Cram this Friday […]

Neurodiversity and National Security: How to Tackle National Security Challenges with a Wider Range of Cognitive Talents

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3FDAKdL on March 20, 2023 at 06:48PM Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg became president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA, 501c6) and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF, 501c3) on December 1, 2019. As president, Suzanne oversees INSA’s finances, strategic planning, marketing, events, and corporate […]

La salut mental de la població

from Econsalut at https://bit.ly/3JT3NMH on March 20, 2023 at 04:26PM  Measuring Population Mental Health Ara que es parla tant de la salut mental després de la pandèmia és un bon moment per recordar la importància de mesurar com estem poblacionalment. I això és el que proposa el document que acaba de publicar l’OCDE. Ara bé, […]

Victor Elias (1937-2023)

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3LxEgtT on March 20, 2023 at 12:44PM Victor Elias died last week, at 85.  He had a strong influence on academic economics in Argentina, not least through the many influential Argentine economists he helped inspire to study in the U.S., particularly at the University of Chicago, where he got his Ph.D. […]

Kidney exchange in Turkey: a decade of experience at a hospital in Istanbul

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3FzJ1zi on March 19, 2023 at 12:30PM  Here’s a recent article, from Bahcesehir University Goztepe Medicalpark Hospital Transplant Center,  in Istanbul which has a decade of experience in kidney exchange. It’s main point is that Turkey needs more kidney exchange, organized on a larger scale, because the deceased donor system there is […]