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ObamaCare’s Oligopoly Wave

Bigger insurance, bigger medicine, and a health consolidation frenzy

The five largest commercial health insurers in the U.S. have contracted merger fever, or maybe typhoid.  345 more words


Report on Cost Variation Spotlights Knee, Hip Arthroplasty

The Health of America, a new report from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), found that the amounts charged by hospitals for hip- and knee-replacement surgeries in 64 US geographic markets vary wildly within and between markets. 162 more words

Surgeon Edition