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Why are so many nursing home workers hesitant to get vaccinated, and what can be done to turn those numbers around?

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Do Health Plans Affect Mortality Rates?

Aditi Sen on research showing some Medicare Advantage plans have better mortality rates than others.

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What’s the Best Way to Limit the Spread of COVID-19?

Brooke Nichols on research comparing the most effective non-pharmaceutical interventions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Surprise! SCOTUS Bucks ERISA

A surprise Supreme Court decision pushes back on ERISA, a federal law that has stifled states’ attempts to regulate health care for decades.

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More Evidence on the Quality Impacts of Consolidation

Farzad Mostashari on new research on the impact of consolidation on the quality of care for high-need patients.

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‘Best of 2020’ Transcript

BEST OF 2020 Transcript December 1, 2020 Note:┬áThis 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…

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Best of 2020

We look back on some of the best health policy podcast episodes of the year with help from a few of our podcast host friends.

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The Perils of Self-Reported COVID Screenings

Andrew Goodman-Bacon examines research on the effectiveness of self-reported workplace COVID screenings.

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Analyzing the ACA’s Latest Trip to the Supreme Court

Katie Keith breaks down oral arguments in the California v. Texas ACA case at the Supreme Court.

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How Big A Role Did Health Care Play in the 2020 Election?

Krista Jenkins offers an early analysis of Election 2020 exit polls.

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