from Centre for Health Economics – Upcoming seminars at http://bit.ly/2gmCb3M on September 1, 2017 at 12:45AM Monday 13 November 2017: Laura Edney, The University of Adelaide
from International Journal of Health Economics and Management at http://bit.ly/2wmcUzU on August 31, 2017 at 11:00PM Abstract Despite substantial financial incentives provided by the Affordable Care Act and employers, employee enrollment in wellness programs is low. This paper studies enrollment in a wellness program offered along an employer-provided health insurance plan. Two factors are considered […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2gt5PrN on August 31, 2017 at 08:13PM One in three older adults with anxiety reported feeling like they were better off dead, which underscores the importance of assessing for suicidality in this population during primary care visits.
from Brookings: Topics – Health at http://brook.gs/2vIVg6u on August 31, 2017 at 07:14PM The current focus on improving Medicare physician payment through a variety of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) is widely perceived as a major shift away from fee-for-service, therefore reducing the importance of improving Medicare’s Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). But even if APMs eventually […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2wkSCGM on August 31, 2017 at 05:50PM By JAMES DOULGERIS, MD Kip Sullivan posted an op-ed in “The Health Care Blog,” “On the Ethics of Accountable Care Research,” on August 25, 2017. Mr. Sullivan’s questioning the ethicality of health system generated research papers touting statistically insignificant results as triumphs, while perfectly valid […]