Two prominent health policy experts took differing positions during a webinar at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, part of the Richard N. Merkin Distinguished Speaker Series.
The results reinforce the need to evaluate policies and practices around detecting impairment, according to the researchers.
In this post, the authors lay out key considerations for improving the MSSP over the long haul with the objective of helping get a repeatedly derailed conversation back on track.
Did the MSSP save Medicare $1.2 billion in 2019? No—not even close. Might the true net savings be close to zero? Quite possibly.
Americans dramatically cut back on preventive and elective healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic’s first two months. The research also reveals the increasing use of telemedicine—but not at rates high enough to offset reduced in-person care.
Researchers are evaluating rapid antigen tests with first responders who volunteered for the study. A second phase will focus on school-aged children, teachers and staff.
Well before Operation Warp Speed delivers products en masse, we need to be prepared to distribute them effectively.
Three budding experts have been awarded support for projects aimed at improving the lives of older adults facing Alzheimer’s and dementia.
The project will focus on physician consolidation, surprise billing, out-of-pocket spending and policies to address healthcare prices.
Jakub Hlavka discusses numerous approaches to increase access to cell- and gene-therapies and how political will is essential to realize improvements in healthcare on the Essentially Medicine podcast.