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November 2022 John E. McDonough,
As private equity firms have bought up billions of dollars in medical practices, home care agencies, and more over the last two decades, they have become a force in US health care. In a new Opinion, John E. McDonough of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health chronicles the increasing role of private equity firms in the health care economy and its negative impact on patient mortality, patient costs, jobs, quality of care, and facilities closure. More
June 2022 John E. McDonough,
For decades, corporate mergers and consolidations in the US health care system were like the weather—complain all you want because you can’t do anything about them. More
May 2022 Daniel R. Arnold, Katherine L. Gudiksen, Jaime S. King, Brent D. Fulton, Richard M. Scheffler,
Context: Most-favored-nation (MFN) contract clauses have recently garnered attention from both Congress and state legislatures looking for ways to… More
October 2021 Mark V. Pauly,
Mark Pauly of the University of Pennsylvania proposes taxing employment-based health insurance plans for high-income people only in this guest Opinion. More
August 2021 Liam Bendicksen, Benjamin N. Rome, Jerry Avorn, Aaron S. Kesselheim,
Context: Rising prescription drug costs are consuming a growing proportion of state and private budgets. In response, lawmakers have experimented with… More
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