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Got Ideas About Medicare and Medicaid Reform?

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is now accepting applications for its Innovation Advisors Program. The CMMI, created by the Affordable Care Act, is tasked with “testing new models of healthcare delivery and payment.”
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Does Pharma Have a Debt Crisis Strategy?

The Obama Administration’s proposed fiscal budget for 2012 suggested that all bets are off for biopharmaceutical revenue safeguards, but it never had a chance with Congress, as evidenced by a unanimous no-thank-you from the Senate in late May. But that was before debt ceiling talks and the alleged possibility of a default emerged as the […]
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IPAB : An HCR Acronym You Need to Understand

Tom Norton throws some light on the much-vaunted Independent Payment Advisory Board. Working towards our top issue for the June edition of the HCR Monthly Review, I continue to be struck by the amount of macroeconomic data that will be driving the new HCR law. Indeed, most of the key performance measures in the 2010 […]
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More States Follow Washington's Value-Based Lead

Cameron McClearn looks at how Washington State’s approach to health care value is beginning to influence the rest of the country. Many trends start on the West Coast and migrate to the rest of the nation. The Washington State health care system is worth watching as officials evaluate the economic value of medical treatments for […]
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