Ground Ambulance Billing and Prices Differ by Ownership Structure
28% of commercially insured emergency ground ambulance transports during the period 2014–17 resulted in a potential surprise billCategorized in Research Journal Articles
Private Equity Investment as a Divining Rod for Market Failure: Policy Responses to Harmful Physician Practice Acquisitions
It is unclear whether private equity investment is itself a problem or whether, in the absence of private equity, other sources of capital—such as public equity, venture capital, health systems, and insurers—would similarly exploit existing market failures and legal loopholes in the healthcare system.
“Vaccine Passport” Certification — Policy and Ethical Considerations
An analysis of the policy and ethical considerations of implementing vaccine passports broadly.
Understanding the No Surprises Act
A look at the No Surprise Act, a new federal law that ends surprise out-of-network billing. The law was passed late last year as part of the omnibus bill.
Reaching Agreement on COVID-19 Immunity “Passports” Will Be Difficult
Vaccine privileges would allow those who can show immunity to COVID-19 access to certain high-risk activities. USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy conducted a survey to understand the general public’s views on the topics.