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Private Equity-Owned Air Ambulance Carriers Get Paid More Money and Are Out-of-Network More Often
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.
Targeting Affordability in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence
Health plans have many tools to reduce spending and therefore reduce plan premiums, which can improve the affordability of health insurance.
The 340B Drug Pricing Program: Background, Ongoing Challenges and Recent Developments
The 340B Drug Pricing Program allows eligible healthcare clinics and hospitals (“covered entities”) to purchase outpatient drugs at a 20-50% discount.
From Vision to Design in Advancing Medicare Payment Reform: A Blueprint for Population-Based Payments
With Medicare spending growth over the next decade expected to exceed GDP growth, the trust fund projected to be depleted in 2026, and evidence of persistent and pervasive waste and disparities in health care, attention has returned to the role of payment reform in controlling Medicare spending growth and driving more efficient and equitable care delivery.