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Digital Health Funding Defies Expectations

Investors have not had their fill of digital health deals...

Four Options for Saving Medicare

Medicare is a Ponzy scheme with each generation getting more back than it put in...

Chicken & Egg in Consumer-Driven Health Care

Recent research suggests only 7 percent of health spending is subject to pricing pressure from cost-conscious patients...

Medicare Pays for Prevention -- Finally!

Medicare has just announced it will pay for a lifestyle intervention that reduces the risk of diabetes...

Health Insurers Confirm Obamacare Death Spiral

Obamacare exchange enrollees are sicker and more expensive than enrollees in pre-Obamacare individual plans or employer-based plans...

Health Jobs Grow Over Two Thirds Faster Than Other Jobs

Health jobs grew more than two thirds faster than non-health jobs in March...

Price Transparency and All-Payer Claims Databases

It is very difficult for patients to choose health services wisely based on prices, due to lack of price transparency...

Boomlet in Health Construction in February

Construction of new health facilities enjoyed a boomlet in February, growing 2.0 percent, while other construction shrank 0.6 percent...

The "Unaffordable" Care Act Turns Six

This week marks the sixth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). But it's hardly anything to celebrate...

CBO: Obamacare's Uninsured Up 5 Million, Medicaid Dependents Up 16 Million Since Initial Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has significantly reduced estimates of Obamacare's benefits, relative to CBO's estimates published in 2010, when the law was signed...


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