USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy
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WEBINAR: 24th Annual Wall Street Comes to Washington Health Care Roundtable
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Georgia’s 1332 Waiver Violates the ACA and Cannot Lawfully be Approved
Christen Linke Young and Jason Levitis explain why Georgia’s 1332 waiver would fail the affordability guardrail and is based on several assumptions.
Remanding Texas v. U.S. to the Lower Court Prolongs Harms to Consumers and the Health Care Industry
How will remanding Texas v. U.S. case to the lower court will affect the health care market? Drug manufacturers face tremendous scientific uncertainty while ACA funding has clearly become a major component in state spending.
Provider Charges Relative to Medicare Rates, 2012-2017
Researchers examined data on charges for providers treating Medicare patients and compared them to Medicare’s set payment rate across specialties. They found specialties possessing the ability to surprise bill out-of-network patients higher charges relative to Medicare rates than other specialties.
About this section
The USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy is a partnership between Economic Studies at Brookings and the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, and aims to inform the national health care debate with rigorous, evidence-based analysis leading to practical recommendations using the collaborative strengths of USC and Brookings.