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Based on the latest analysis from RAND, employers and private insurers are paying even more for hospital services as a proportion of Medicare each year. More
The answer to rising health care costs may well lie in initiating state-level conversations among moderates and reframing the way we talk about health care costs, rather than in overturning deeply held ideological beliefs. More
Rob Waters explores whether the Sutter Health settlement in California can serve as a roadmap for other states looking to control rising health care prices, as well as broader efforts for reining in hospital price inflation, such as antimerger legislation and the use of state price controls. More
The Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Milbank Memorial Fund have launched an initiative to provide technical assistance to up to five states to help reduce health spending. More
Ten years ago, Rhode Island instituted health care “affordability standards” for commercial health insurers to encourage them to improve the affordability of their health plans, as well as enhance health care quality and consumer protections. The Rhode Island Office of Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) recently updated these standards, continuing its primary care funding requirement and adding important new provisions designed to facilitate behavioral health integration and accelerate the adoption of payment reforms. More
Mark Japinga and Mark McClellan of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy discuss the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services's evaluation of the Maryland All-Payer Model and explore its implications. More
The recent settlement of the antitrust lawsuits against the Sutter Health System in California could be a watershed moment in the evolution of US health care markets and public policy, says Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of the Pacific Business Group on Health in a new Milbank blog post. More
In a new "Milbank Quarterly" guest opinion, Delaware’s Health and Human Services Secretary Kara Odom Walker says that any solution that lowers health care costs and improves quality will require a foundation of enhanced primary care. More
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