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Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and other staff.
A couple of years ago, a graduate school professor with deep and senior health policy experience at the state and federal levels looked at me with … More
For the last eight years, the US health care system, led by Medicare, has been going to school, learning how to do comprehensive provider payment… More
Things had gone very wrong for Aaron and the Israelites. The brother of Moses had lost both of his sons after they dared to approach God directly,… More
My uncle did not kick her out, but he made it hard for the home health care worker to do her job. It’s just that he loved his wife of 60 years so… More
Maryland—the land of crabs, the Chesapeake Bay, loyal Orioles fans, and a 1970s era hospital rate-setting scheme that nobody ever got around to unwinding—vaulted to the top of the interest list for pointy-headed health policy types in 2013 when officials renegotiated the terms of their agreement with Medicare. More
Aspiring martyrs aside, most of us would put a long and happy life pretty high on our list of personal priorities. Our chances of a long life… More
Hey, health care industry (all of us, payers, providers, industry hangers-on) are you paying attention to what’s happening in our public schools?… More
As the know-it-all big brother, I take the job of telling my sister what to do very seriously. So when she starts giving me lessons in my supposed… More
Because the federal government can print money, the federal government can spend it. And spend it did, when the Affordable Care Act—even as adjusted… More
“Don’t steal. The government hates competition.” —Bumper sticker. While grousing about the burden of taxes and shoddy government services like… More
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