Tradeoffs

Employer Plans Shine a Light on the Full Cost of Health Care

Stacie Dusetzina digs into the 2020 KFF Employer Benefits Survey.

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Mission Critical

A new federal effort races to virtually deploy critical care providers wherever they’re needed — from COVID hospitals to floods, fires, and even war.

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Good Intentions

Drugmakers and regulators are placing an unprecedented emphasis on diversity in vaccine clinical trials. 

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‘Good Intentions’ Transcript

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 Spotify Listen in Google Podcasts Dan Gorenstein: When it…

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The Cost of Long ED Wait Times

Austin Frakt on research examining the impact of emergency department wait times on cost of care.

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A Telehealth Checkup

COVID-19 has forced rule changes that have created a telehealth revolution. What have we learned, and are these policies here to stay?

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Primary Care

Karen Joynt Maddox explores research on differences in visit number and length between male and female primary care physicians.

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‘The Medicare Cliff’ Transcript

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 Spotify Listen in Google Podcasts Dan Gorenstein: Medicare is…

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The Medicare Cliff

Medicare is usually a top election issue. But not this year, even though one of its trust funds is fast running out of money.

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What Medicaid Managed Care Can Tell Us About Controlling Costs

Maria Polyakova explores research on whether low-cost plans lead to less low-value care.

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