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Private vs. public prices

http://www.academyhealth.org/blog/2017-01/private-vs-public-prices

You probably knew that the prices private health insurers pay hospitals are higher than those of Medicare and Medicaid. But you may not have known that the gap between private and public payers used to be a lot smaller and has grown tremendously in recent years. 187 more words

Healthcare Triage: Donald Trump and Healthcare Cost Sharing

http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/healthcare-triage-donald-trump-and-healthcare-cost-sharing/

One of the few things that both Donald trump and Hilary Clinton seemed to agree on is that high out-of-pocket spending, specifically as it relates to the Affordable Care Act, is a problem. 74 more words

Only 20 Percent Of Americans Support Health Law Repeal Without Replacement Plan

Only 20 Percent Of Americans Support Health Law Repeal Without Replacement Plan

The Republican strategy of repealing the Affordable Health Care Act before devising a replacement plan has the support of only one in five Americans, a poll released Friday finds. 170 more words