Medical economics

Expanding Medicaid in holdout states could insure 3.9 million

(HealthDay)—Expanding Medicaid to all states could reduce the number of uninsured by 28 percent based on pre-COVID-19 data, according to a report released by the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Look at method used to assess state of public health system

To assess the state of the public health system in the United States, KHN, also known as Kaiser Health News, and The Associated Press analyzed data on government spending and staffing at national, state and local levels.

Medical economics

Estimating spending on COVID-19

In a new report published by the Brookings Institution, Matthew Fiedler, a fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and Zirui Song, assistant professor of health care policy ...

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Sustainable savings on medical care

One popular idea for lowering the nation's ballooning health care spending is to change the way insurers pay provider organizations for their care. Instead of paying a fee for each service rendered—a model that can encourage ...

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