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"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya……….Prepare to die"

You might recognize that line from one of my all-time favorite movies, "The Princess Bride." In it, the character known ...

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Macro Economics, MACRA Economics…..and Medicare Supplement

I'm sure by now you've heard of the terms macroeconomics and microeconomics, but have you heard of  MACRA ...

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The Room of Requirement

In the spirit of new electoral beginnings, I’d like to offer up a sobering reminder that the Death Eaters ...

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Unnecessary cost from hospital-acquired infections

It is a patient's expectation that if they get sick and have to be admitted to a hospital, that ...

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Managing the risk and high cost of compounded medications

The practice of compounding medications is drawing increased scrutiny, and for good reason. Consider the enormous cost increase one plan ...

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Will the ACA raise the cost of casualty claims?

Liability insurers often raise two concerns about the ACA--but does the empirical evidence suggest significant cause for worry?

Earlier today ...

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Shall we blame U.S. Health Care?

Peter A. Muenning, assistant professor of Columbia University, wrote an article about the reasons for U.S. relatively lower improvement ...

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