These set of links focus less on Healthcare and are instead more for my Economist readers. Kenyes vs. Hayek: A hip-hop duel The disingenuous spending freeze. Chinese Corruption (e.g., falsifyng $3 billion in earnings) Economics Journals going open-access. John Gruber on the iPad. Will we go the way of Japan? Becker and Posner ponder.
Links for a Rainy day in the Bay (Area): German physician require an extra €9,044/month to move from an urban to a rural practice. Global healthcare fraud and error costs: $260 billion The difference between workers comp and group health. Do workplace wellness programs decrease medical costs? The proportion of oncologists that support comparative effectiveness…
Military Health Care: private (for contractors) vs. public (for enlisted) The end of ‘pay for delay‘ Why does small business oppose the current health care reforms? A cadillac tax…unless you’re in a union. People with schizophrenia in developing countries fare better than those living in industrialized nations. Ouch.
Obama Health Care Marks Hit New Low. Do vitamin supplements do any good? Will Google be a utility? An electricity utility? Having appointed city officials lowers a city’s cost of borrowing. Health care statistics on powerpoint. Chinese Drug ‘Rehabilitation’ Centers Deny Treatment, Allow Forced Labor. Number of uninsured Americans: 45.4 million.
Mayo Clinic to Medicare patients: pay $1500 annual fee. Are drugs are best for tackling mental illnesses? Consumer Reports Directed Health Care. Reflections on 30 years of ward attending. The costs and benefits of grad school. Mostly costs liberal arts grad students.
States with generous Medicaid coverage will pay a greater proportion of their new Medicaid costs under Obama’s reforms. A unique doc: trauma surgeon and SWAT team member. A biotech bailout. How to avoid high state cigarette sales taxes. Health care comparison: Dallas vs. Sacramento.
Support for a health reform bill is falling. Are all deaths suicide? Why does this guy hoard wealth? Israeli organ donors to get transplant priority. Jim Hamilton supports the College Football’s Bowl System. California law prohibits hospitals from directly employing physicians. Massachusetts has the most expensive family health insurance premiums, $13,788 in 2008.
The latest edition of the Cavalcade of Risk is up at My Wealth Builder. Below are more links of interest. Are we winning the war on cancer? Red Cross is $200 million in debt. Physicians paid on a non-fee-for-service basis conduct 15-31% fewer patient visits per week. Between 2002 and 2009, California employer-based premiums increased 117.5%. The incredible disappearing…
Why selling across state lines won’t work. German healthcare system’s 2009 deficit: €7.5 billion. If private health insurance worked, we wouldn’t need health reform. Swine Flu Death Toll at 10,000. Government-financed, privately-administered healthcare? Some Americans already have it.
The latest edition of the Cavalcade of Risk is up at Insurance Copywriter. Other links that I also found interesting include: Canadian healthcare spending rises to 11.9% of GDP. The public health costs of job loss. Climategate. Does the U.S. need a healthcare constitution? Computers don’t save hospitals money.