October 24, 2017

Professionalism And Choosing Wisely

The US health care system is plagued by the use of services that provide little clinical benefit. Estimates of expenditures on overuse of medical services range […]
October 24, 2017

The Transformation Of Medical Education From Choosing More To Choosing Wisely

Clinicians and patients value thoroughness. However, as new testing and treatment options have multiplied over the past few decades, the desire to leave no stone unturned […]
October 24, 2017

Health Affairs Web First: Choosing Wisely Campaign

In 2012, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation, in partnership with Consumer Reports, founded the Choosing Wisely® campaign, to raise awareness among physicians and […]
October 23, 2017

Creating Medicare Advantage Premium Support for All, Part 2: Benefit Design

With the legislative effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stalled for now and the Trump administration moving to dismantle the law by […]
October 23, 2017

Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine: A Growing Share Of The Physician Workforce

Doctors of osteopathic medicine have been around since the late-1800s but are gaining increasing attention due to their recent dramatic growth. While doctor of osteopathic medicine […]
October 23, 2017

1332 Reinsurance Waivers Revisited: Could Oregon’s Approval Beget An Oklahoma Do-Over?

Just three weeks ago, CMS came under severe criticism for failing to act expeditiously on Oklahomas 1332 reinsurance waiver and only approving part of Minnesotas waiver.  […]
October 23, 2017

ACA Round-Up: Iowa, Massachusetts Waivers Stymied; States In CSR Case Face Tough Questioning

October 24 Update: Hatch And Brady Suggest Changes To Alexander-Murray On October 24, 2017, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX), chairs of the […]
October 22, 2017

States, Amici Respond In California Cost-Sharing Reduction Payment Case

On October 21, 2017, attorneys general from eighteen states and the District of Columbia filed their responsive brief in California v. Trump, in which they are […]
October 20, 2017

Single Payer Is Not The Solution To The Problem Of Uninsured Americans

For years, some Democrats have proposed a single payer or Medicare for all health system as the solution to the problem of millions of Americans going […]