How to Design a Bundled Payment Around Value

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T.R. Reid — Five Myths About Health Care in the Rest of the World

Found at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/21/AR2009082101778_pf.html By T.R. Reid Sunday, August 23, 2009 As Americans search for the cure to what ails our health-care system, we’ve overlooked an invaluable source of ideas and solutions: the rest of the world. All the other industrialized democracies have faced problems like ours, yet they’ve found ways to cover everybody — and still spend far less than we do. I’ve traveled the world from Oslo to Osaka to see how other developed democracies provide health care. Instead of dismissing these models as “socialist,” we could adapt their solutions to fix our problems. To do that, we first have to…

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The cost of medical innovation

Some of my regular readers may have noticed that I work within the health care insurance industry. Being an adept of Michel Porter’s idea’s about the reforming of health care (competing on quality with regard to the medical condition) I regularly reflect on the cost/benefits of health care. This post was/is good food for thought for me! Source: http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3707 Frank R. Lichtenberg 27 June 2009 Print Email Comment Republish Many healthcare policymakers and analysts are focused on controlling rising medical costs. Is attacking high-cost, low-benefit medical innovation a solution? This column estimates that medical innovation – the use of advanced diagnostic imaging,…

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