ACA Pay for Performance Provisions Start Today

By: Monday October 1, 2012 11:29 am

The Affordable Care Act contains numerous provisions besides just creating exchanges and expanding Medicaid. Two go into effect today with the goal of making our Medicare spending more efficient. From NPR: As part of the government’s biggest effort yet at paying for performance, Medicare is withholding 1 percent of its regular hospital payments and putting [...]

Regular People Not “Experts” Are Right About Health Care Cost Problem

By: Monday October 24, 2011 9:23 am

A poll of Massachusetts residents by Harvard’s School of Public Health and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation found that regular people in Massachusetts are remarkably well informed about the primary reasons their health care is so extremely expensive compared to health care in other industrialized countries. According to the poll regular people [...]

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