Facilities, fee schedules, and what should be your takeaway

Perhaps the most practical presentation at this year’s WCRI conference focused on outpatient facility costs. While the content itself was excellent, what was more valuable were the implications for medical spend management. Rebecca Yang PhD provided a wealth of information … Continue reading Facilities, fee schedules, and what should be your takeaway

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Actions have consequences; the impact of abortion bans on healthcare access

Research indicates state abortion bans will deprive residents of healthcare. Newly minted MDs are avoiding states with restrictive abortion policies, as are physicians seeking advanced training in OB/GYN and primary care. AAMC-sponsored research found there are fewer applications for residency and … Continue reading Actions have consequences; the impact of abortion bans on healthcare access

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WCRI – What’s happening with healthcare – better days ahead, or collapse?

To know why some think the US healthcare system is going to get better and cheaper – and why I strongly disagree, read on. David Cutler PhD led off the WCRI’s confab with a discussion of the future of healthcare. … Continue reading WCRI – What’s happening with healthcare – better days ahead, or collapse?

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