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California Exchange Projects ACA Impact on Health Care Costs

Today’s Managing Health Care Costs Indicator is 30.1% Source California’s Exchange, Covered California, hired Milliman to...

The Machine that Goes Ping

Today’s Managing Health Care Costs Indicator is $130 million I was completing my residency in 1987 when Monty Python's ...

Dementia is expensive –and most of the costs are out of pocket

Today’s Managing Health Care Costs Indicator is $215 Billion The NEJM published an article on Thursday that projected the likel...

Lesson from Other Countries, Part 2

Today’s Managing Health Care Cost Number is 72% This month’s Health Affairs includes a qualitative review of efforts to control c...

Surgical Complications Lead To Higher Hospital Margins

Today’s Managing Health Care Costs Number is $30,000 A research report in today’s JAMA reports that surgical procedures with c...

Mammography Saves (A Very Few) Lives

Health care policy researchers and the evidence-based medical community have long known that the benefits of mammog...

Who Said It: Terry McAuliffe Or A Character From "House Of Cards"?

The Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia is giving Frank Underwood a run for his money.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

A key source of federal funding expired Sept. 20, 2017. Temporary funding runs out March 31.<p>What other pending waivers with work requirements will …

Shots fired from world's first 3D-printed handgun

The world's first gun made almost entirely by a 3D plastic printer has been successfully fired in Texas.<p>The successful test of the plastic handgun, …