Tradeoffs

Expanding Medicaid Research Beyond Medicaid Expansion

Joseph Benitez breaks down a recent study that he says can help move more Medicaid research beyond looking at the impact of Medicaid expansion.

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Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer

Doctors are pushing millions more Americans to get screened for lung cancer, but the test comes with tricky risks and tough barriers.

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‘Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer’ Transcript

‘Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer’ Transcript May 27, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen on…

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A Clearer Image of the Impact of Hospitals Buying Physician Practices

Ishani Ganguli on two new studies that use the number of imaging tests doctors order to understand the impact of hospitals buying physician practices.

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Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?

We dig into the research to help employers weigh the pros and cons of requiring their employees to get vaccinated.

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‘Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?’ Transcript

‘Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?’ Transcript May 20, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple…

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Picking a Medicare Plan Isn’t As Simple As You’d Think

Katie Keith digs into a new report on the complicated impact of brokers on Medicare Advantage and PartD enrollment.

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‘3 Employers, 2 Wonks and 1 Health Insurance Mess (LIVE!)’ Transcript

‘3 Employers, 2 Wonks and 1 Health Insurance Mess (LIVE!)’ Transcript May 13, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen…

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3 Employers, 2 Wonks and 1 Health Insurance Mess (LIVE!)

In this live episode, policy experts and employers debate the best way to improve employer-based health insurance.

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Connecting the Dots Between Social Vulnerability and COVID-19

Jamie Song describes new research on how the CDC’s Social Vulnerability Index relates to risks of getting and dying from COVID-19.

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