Monday Links Posted on October 30, 2023October 30, 2023 by John C. Goodman Who delays care because of cost? Only 29% with employer coverage; 37% with Obamacare; 39% with Medicaid and 42% with Medicare. Given an average waiting time of 2½ hours before being discharged, how can there be too many emergency care physicians? The “surprise billing” solution isn’t working: Only 4% of the roughly 90,000 payment disputes initiated between April and September have been resolved. A CMS rule change will lead to $700 million less savings than the CBO estimated when evaluating the act that allows Medicare to negotiate drug prices.