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October 8, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Several studies estimate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recently released Medicare for All (M4A) plan would cost approximately $30–$40 trillion over the next decade.
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Health Care
Entitlements
August 21, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Hospice providers under Medicare commonly deliver poor service that endangers the health of those using the program, the Office of Inspector General in the U.S Department of Health and Human Services reports.
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Health Care
July 31, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
A new rule announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow providers of Medicare Advantage plans to expand the kinds of benefits they offer so they can compete more with each other and attract more participants overall.
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Health Care
Government Spending
September 11, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
If voters want a lesson in how a socialized health care system would work, they should learn how the U.S. health care system treats (or more accurately, mistreats) kidney patients.
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Health Care
July 1, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
A new rule announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow providers of Medicare Advantage plans to expand the kinds of benefits they offer so they can compete more with each other and attract more participants overall.
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Health Care
Government Spending
August 22, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Hospital readmission rates for enrollees in Medicare Advantage (MA) are slightly higher than for those in traditional, fee-for-service Medicare plans, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports.
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Health Care
Regulation
August 21, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
In many cases, tax burdens would double, and for tens of millions of families, the increased taxes would far outweigh not needing to pay for health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs.
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Health Care
June 27, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The Trump administration is trying to help lower Medicare costs by offering primary care doctors a flat fee instead of the fee-for-service model currently in place.
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Health Care
Government Spending
August 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
News flash: Medicare and Social Security, the nation’s two largest entitlement programs, are on the fast track towards bankruptcy.
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Health Care
August 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
In an effort to transform its financially troubled Medicaid program, the state of Alaska has implemented “emergency regulations” to cut Medicaid reimbursement rates and is working
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Health Care
Regulation
 

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