A new paper looks at the impact of high-deductible health plans by income level.
A small portion of people are responsible for the vast bulk of health spending in private or commercial health plans.
WillisTowersWatson gives us their projections for medical cost trends heading into 2022.
Venture capital and private equity groups have found ways to buy practices in many medical specialties.
An interesting glimpse into high dollar health claims is provided by a Sun Life report.
Wonder where your health insurance premium dollar goes? Look no further than your medicine cabinet and local hospital.
The latest Milliman report on health costs for a typical family reveals a fluky decline for the first time ever.
A paper in Health Services Research examines who pays for and who benefits from health care spending.
A study in the American Journal of Managed Care examines the use of EHR data to predict hospitalization.
A Health Affairs article examines the source and size of out-of-network billings.
Happy 2020. We start the year with a look at health spending in my home state of Minnesota.
Research carried by JAMA finds that certain hospitals end up getting paid more by Medicare for treating the same patients with the same condition than do other hospitals.
A report from Massachusetts looks at why health spending isn’t being better controlled despite the state’s intensive efforts at reduction.
A study in JAMA Network Open discusses trends in high and low-value cardiac testing in Medicare.