Insurance and Provider Markets
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Trish informs policymakers at the state and federal level about market trends.
Walmart and CVS Have 15,000 Combined Stores. Why are Both Trying to Buy Health Insurance Companies?
Trish and Goldman write these vertical megadeals will certainly disrupt care patterns and lower costs, but no one can know whether the savings will flow to shareholder or patients in the LA Times.
Why Health Price Regulations in California are Misguided
Imposing uniform payment rates is dangerous and misguided, writes Trish and Goldman in the Sacramento Bee.
Payment and Delivery-System Reform — The Next Phase
In The New England Journal of Medicine, Paul Ginsburg discusses the next phase of value-based payment systems and how healthcare payers and purchasers can ensure providers' past investments become permanent reforms to the payment and care delivery process.
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Competition is essential for a properly functioning marketplace, but industry consolidation, insurance complexity and other factors are barricading healthcare consumers from the benefits of good commerce. Schaeffer Center analysts explore ways to remove those obstacles to efficiency, while also promoting optimal care.