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Why Do We Need ACOs and Insurance Companies?

The buzz of the ACO’s (accountable care organizations), has been building over time and in full froth at the moment.  The question is, with almost 1,000 in the market place, are they having any impact?  The latest reports from CMS on its Medicare ACO programs,...

The Uniquely American Problem Of High Prescription Drug Costs

Why, in a country that prides itself on capitalism and getting the best deal on every sale, do we not negotiate with manufacturers of Rx?  We negotiate on Medicare rates but ‘ a discount of a really high price still isn’t a very good deal.’  Read full...

Group Unites Old Foes in Hunt for Health Fix

Out of the ashes of the partisan fight over health care in our country, a new group, United States of Care, is working on reviewing the things in health care that unite us and not divide us.  Lead by Andy Slavitt, a former top health official in the Obama...