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$25.5m verdict against Aetna. “New, simpler economic models” for PBMs Cost of ageism: $63 billion. What is the FDA doing about opioids? Value-based drug pricing in Michigan’s Medicaid program. Leading health care moneymakers. HRRP works in California. Access to pharmaceuticals in China.
Building bridges. Stents, the Shape Memory Effect and Superelasticity. Does digital lead to poor surgeons?W Will a drug work for you? Can 23andMe really help answer this question? Utah-Mexico new medical tourism connection. Doing business. ACA reduced insurance disparities. FDA guidance on meta-analysis.
Treating cancer: the promise of IO combination therapy. FDA on developing drugs for rare diseases. CEA: v-thresholds vs. k-thresholds. Pharma fights back against PBMs by slashing prices? Debt to double by 2050? Sex workers over-report use of condoms. Are concerns over FDA’s “Pre-Cert for Software Pilot Program” justified? Moneyball in Medicare.
Is Australia about to cure cervical cancer? The high value of CAR-T. Patient-centered dental home. Drug prices on TV ads. Trial advice for a price.
Uber ambulences? The impact of the sunshine act. Aging is not as bad as we think. Nurse complaint from 1898 that rings true today. Pre-existing conditions fact check.
Do “nudges” succeed or fail in the ACA marketplaces? NYT on bundled payments. Genetic instrumental variables. Cause of famine in China. Competition may improve efficiency, but how does it affect mental health?
CEA and value-based care. Spending dynamics and health shocks. Are we ready for access restrictions based on CEA? Does Amazon lead to higher prices? The political power of pre-existing conditions.
Stan for economists. The state of healthcare in a majority minority state. Will undiagnosed atrial fibrillation become a thing of the past? Does free medical school decrease social justice? A $100,000 heart attack (out-of-pocket with insurance!)
Paperwork pollution. Graphs: economists vs. epidemiologists. Loneliness is a public health problem. A $122.6 billion market. VR to fight pain?