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Provider prices: Non-group vs. employer-provided health insurance. Does telehealth work for long-term care? Should health plans exclude “star” hospitals from their network? Sutter wins anti-trust case. Are patients good at price shopping?\ There is no such thing as countries. The future of surfing.

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Fair prices→ Fair access? Harmonize HTA? What has California done on drug prices? Do work hours explain the gender pay gap? Does HDHP lead to lower hospital-negotiated prices for childbirth services? Is regret minimization or utility maximization a better decision rule? Does steps per day impact mortality?

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AHIP: Hospital price hikes. PBM prices for brand vs. generics.  Accuracy of Medicare vs. Medicaid claims data. Progress on hospital interoperable data sharing. HDHP and delays in hernia surgery. HPV vaccination rates fall during pandemic.  footBayes R package. Selection bias from delayed study entry in clinical genomic studies.