Those with mild to moderate hearing loss will lead the way, when we see a spike in OTC hearing aid sales in sixty days. You heard it here.
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It has taken a while, but the FTC has spoken out against the anti-competitive effects of Certificates of Public Advantage Laws, those state laws that extend an antitrust shield to merging acute care hospital entities seeking to merge or affiliate in the name of the greater good. COPAs are beyond having a moment and have,… Continue reading Certificates of Public Advantage →
Paul Krugman frames the questions and surveys the book well here: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/28/opinion/technology-progress-innovation-satisfaction.html
Yes, at least in part. Now we will have to decide if state by state sole source contracting for WIC enrollees is also problematic.
This is both a heartening and disheartening overview of how we have only five percent of American doctors who are black. Both an over-reliance on historically black colleges to feed the pipeline and a tragically slow effort to support diverse students interested in medicine from the earliest school grades have produced some resulting increase in… Continue reading Increasing Diversity in Medical Schools →
CMS has returned to the thorny issue of non-Medicaid expansion state hospitals claiming (both contemporaneously and retroactively) DISH funds for uncompensated care provided. CMS maintains it has the authority to exclude uncompensated care pool days from the DSH calculation going forward, as noted by Modern Health Care. There is, after all, a CMS acknowledged access… Continue reading Hospital Uncompensated Care Pools: DISH by Another Name →
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