Associate Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy
Fellow, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy
Research Scientist, USC Schaeffer Center
Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
Professor, Practice of Health Policy and Management, USC Price School of Public Policy
Nonresident Senior Fellow, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, Center for Health Policy at Brookings
Nonresident Fellow, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy
Nonresident Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy
In this analysis, we build on that prior work to document differences in allowed amounts, out-of-network prevalence, and the magnitude of potential surprise balance bills across ownership types in the helicopter air ambulance market.
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.
This study compares payments for common outpatient anesthesiology services by commercial health plans, Medicare Advantage (MA), and traditional Medicare.
Monthly spending on outpatient dialysis services for end-stage kidney disease patients was three times higher for patients insured in the individual market compared to patients insured through Medicare.