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Quality-Spending Interactive - The Commonwealth Fund

A very cool interactive tool from the Commonwealth Fund on the variations in spending and quality around the U.S.

Sadly, people in my state, Missouri, spend more and get lower quality care. 90 more words

Population Health

Ann Arbor Firm Finds Healthcare Inflation Tame, Spending Increase Lower

ANN ARBOR — Health care prices in the United States were just 1.1 percent higher in June than they were a year earlier, according to the latest Health Sector Economic Indicators, released by the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consultant Altarum Institute. 335 more words

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Health Care Inflation Modest, But Spending Jumps On More Insured

ANN ARBOR — More insurance coverage equals more health care spending and more health care hiring, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released Thursday by the Ann Arbor-based Altarum Institute. 494 more words

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The Obamacare Death Spiral Is Still Coming

Gee, rates are going up. Is anyone actually surprised by this? From The Federalist….

It appears that after a full year of costly medical claims and now knowing that most of their losses on the exchanges won’t be covered, some insurers have little choice but to raise rates precipitously.

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Why Obamacare Should Be Fixed and not Repealed

The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  If the Court agrees with the plaintiffs, then anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy.  314 more words

Jack Heidel

An Off-Ramp from Obama Care

The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell, challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act which stipulates that subsidies can only be paid “through an Exchange established by the State.”  If the plaintiffs are upheld, it will mean that anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy.  265 more words

Jack Heidel

HBCU Money™ Dozen 6/1 – 6/5

Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. 274 more words

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