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Will the Bubble Burst?

Brian Klepper Posted 8/19/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog My recent 3-hour outpatient prostate biopsy generated nearly $25,000 in charges. My health plan will probably settle for four to five thousand dollars – this is the real market value – … Continue reading

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Posted in Analytics, Brian Klepper, Health Care Cost, Innovation, Market Dynamics, Medical Management, Policy/Law/Regulation, Politics, Quality, Reform | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Uncertainty: The Similarity Between the Financial Markets and Health Care

Wendy Lynch First posted 8/18/11 on the HCMS Blog A question: Does uncertainty in medicine mean consumers should be more or less involved in choices? As the country watched wild swings in the stock market these past weeks, every investor … Continue reading

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Posted in Analytics, Benefits, Market Dynamics, Policy/Law/Regulation, Quality | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment