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Public health spending lags medical spending. On the importance of pre-analysis protocols. Medicare spends over $10 billion on COVID-19 in 2020.  Home health = infrastructure? Will enrollment in cancer clinical trials continue to be difficult post-COVID? Yes vs No.

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ISPOR’s new Science Strategy. MedPAC: “CMMI has put 54…[alternative payment] models into practice during the past decade. But only four of them have met the criteria for expansion.” Lifestyle and mental health disruptions since COVID-19. Impact of COVID-19 on small business CDC guidance for the fully vaccinated

Healthcare Economist joins FTI Consulting’s Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy

I am very excited to announce that I have joined the FTI Consulting team. An excerpt from the press release is below. WASHINGTON, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Jason Shafrin, Ph.D. as a Senior Managing Director in the Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy within the firm’s Economic Consulting segment. Dr. Shafrin, who will…