The 35-year-old is a rising star in one of the country’s largest health care plans. Included in his take: ACOs hold promise, and gene therapy could break the bank.
The move toward value-based payment for physicians is unfolding ever so slowly. Some say it is doomed to fail and that fixing the Medicare fee schedule would make more sense.
Some call it concierge care for the masses. Born out of physician frustration with insurers, ‘DPC’ could become more popular if Congress passes legislation that allows people to use HSA funds to pay the monthly fee.
The insurance upstart, Oscar Health, is joining forces with Cleveland Clinic as more large health care systems are becoming insurers.
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Maryland is the first state to enact legislation, but it must pass a court challenge.
But for Truvada, there’s new life as a drug that people are taking to prevent HIV infection in the first place.
At their core, value-based care models are expressions of health care’s Triple Aim. Lack of attention to any one of its dimensions could threaten the viability of a value-based model.
Magnets pull the ends of the separated esophagus together so surrounding tissue can grow and reattach them. FDA approval was based on a 16-subject study.
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