“Longer life with no greater proportion lived in good health equals more years in poor health—statistically, for the population at large.” Interesting throughout, with implications for research and public policy priorities.
Obesity drugs could save Medicare $100 billion a year.
40% of privately insured patients receive no preventive care, despite the ACA mandate for free coverage.
David Henderson grades the US on how far we have come toward achieving Karl Marx’s ten public policy goals.
Monopoly matters: “in states in which the market share of the dominant health insurer exceeded 71 percent…[that] payer, on average, paid 14.7 percent less to hospitals than market-leading insurers in more competitive insurance markets.”