Category Archives: health economics
Summer of 2017 is fading quickly into the memory books, but some of the happenings on the healthcare scene will be with us to bemoan, analyze and reform for years to come. Now that’s summer fun that lasts! Let’s start … Continue reading
Those who control the language, control the debate. Let’s look at the language surrounding the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Republican ACA alternative, AHCA, will result in about 22-23 million more uninsured over the next 10 years. The meme … Continue reading
Here it is…the FIRST EVER Double Edition of HWR. Part One is all ACA and Part Two is everything else you have come to expect from the Wonkers who wander through healthcare land. Enjoy. And comment below. We love hearin’ … Continue reading
Sophie’s Choice: You have to choose when there are no good options. Sophie’s Choice was an award-winning 1983 movie based on the William Styron novel about a Nazi concentration camp survivor who was forced to choose which of her two children to send … Continue reading
Welcome Andrew Sprung to the Health Wonk Review crew for his debut hosting effort. Click here to read his roundup in the Alternative Facts, Alternative Realities Edition of HWR. Enjoy!
Technology is moving much faster than the snail’s pace of government and regulation. It is an exciting time to be – not just in healthcare – but to be alive. I’ve been hanging around the virtual water cooler in healthcare … Continue reading
Brag-a-docious much? Nah, not Jason Shafrin. Our humble Healthcare Economist touts his very biggest, very best, nobody-does-it-better edition of Health Wonk Review right here. Mightily nicely done, there, Mr. Shafrin!
With a title like that, who is strong enough to resist clicking on this link to read more? I challenge the most susceptible among you to ignore this post! Julie Ferguson at Workers’ Comp Insider is our creative mistress of ceremonies … Continue reading
March 23, 2017 By Louise Norris Seven years ago today, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, ushering in a host of reforms for the U.S. health care system. And today, House Republicans are planning to vote on the … Continue reading
Those who control the language, control the debate. The question on the table in the U.S. today is, “What is the most efficient and least costly way to provide health insurance coverage to everyone?” Coverage is such a nice word. … Continue reading