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Congress’ Drug Addiction

Posted 2/26/16 on Employee Benefit News. The Congressional committee that recently demanded Martin Shkreli’s appearance must have hoped to spotlight a smug jerk responsible for the outrageous prescription drug pricing that we’re all up against. Of course there are lots of … Continue reading

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Why Congress Should Pass The Accuracy In Medicare Physician Payment Act

Brian Klepper and Paul Fischer Posted 8/09/13 on The Health Affairs Blog With the recent release of two mainstream exposes, one in the Washington Post and another in the Washington Monthly, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) medical procedure valuation franchise, the Relative Value … Continue reading

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MedPAC’s SGR Solution: Bad Medicine For A Chronic Problem

Jeff Goldsmith Posted 11/16/11 on The Health Affairs Blog Copyright ©2011 Health Affairs by Project HOPE – The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc.  The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is the closest thing Congress has to adult supervision on important health policy … Continue reading

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