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Health Wonk Review June 5 2014

Health Wonk Review for June 5, 2014

If you haven’t gotten your health policy fix, head over to Health Wonk Review – hosted this week by Joe Paduda over at Managed Care Matters.

June 8, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for May 22, 2014

Summer’s here (at least it is where I am) and with it comes a summer-y edition of Health Wonk Review, posted by Hank Stern over at InsureBlog.

As we look forward to tides rolling in, it’s fairly obvious from this edition that the tides have ebbed a bit on Obamacare blogsmithing. Mr. Stern had just four Obamacare-centric posts to vet out of a dozen posts.

May 23, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for May 8, 2014

Just a reminder that if you’re still looking for some compelling health policy reading this weekend, the latest edition of Health Wonk Review is live over at the Healthcare Economist. Hat tip to Jason Shafrin for pulling together this week’s edition.

May 11, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for April 24, 2014

It’s no secret that we’re staunch supporters of the Affordable Care Act and the great gains it has delivered to millions of Americans who were desperate for affordable health coverage.

But heck, we’re also realists. We know the law is only a starting point. It’s got glitches here and there and there are some weaknesses in the legislation that opponents have attempted to exploit. But not only that, the law really could be improved.

April 25, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for April 10, 2014

Billy Wynne put together a great edition of Health Wonk Review over at Healthcare Lighthouse this week. He published on April 10, but was still inspired by the spirit of April Fools’ Day, lumping posts into “April Fools’ Joke” categories.

April 13, 2014

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Health Wonk Review March 12

Health Wonk Review for March 12, 2014

We couldn’t help but smile as we read Brad Wright’s explanation of the “Mud Season” theme for this week’s edition of Health Wonk Review, hosted by Brad at Wright on Health.

March 14, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for February 27, 2014

David Harlow says he took a “walk on the wild side” this week as he hosted the latest edition of Health Wonk Review over at HealthBlawg. If he’s hinting that his compendium is wildly amusing, we heartily agree.

February 28, 2014

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January 30 2014 Health Wonk Review

Health Wonk Review for January 30, 2014

Thanks to Brad Wright over at the Wright on Health Blog for pulling together the latest compendium of top-notch health policy blog posts. Congratulations also to the blog, which has expanded its team of contributing authors.

February 5, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for January 16, 2014

David Williams, over at Health Business Blog, has pulled together the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review, aptly titled the “Half Glass Edition.”

January 17, 2014

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Health Wonk Review letters to Santa

Health Wonk Review for December 19, 2013

Julie Ferguson, over at Workers’ Comp Insider, has delivered an early Christmas present to health policy lovers with her “Letters to Santa” edition of the Health Wonk Review. Ferguson did Old St. Nick a solid with the latest compendium of health policy opinion, offering him a nifty guide to who’s been naughty, who’s been nice, and who deserves a little something extra in their stocking.

December 20, 2013

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Latest Obamacare news & opinion

Health Wonk Review June 5 2014

Health Wonk Review for June 5, 2014

If you haven’t gotten your health policy fix, head over to Health Wonk Review –…

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Looking beyond the botched ACA rollout

"People have given up on the repeal. There are very few people who want Congress to…

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Figuring out how to put ‘skin in the game’

The studies indicate that people are very responsive to healthcare prices when they see…

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Can we ‘do the right thing’ profitably?

David Cutler was the author of a prescient and scathing 2010 analysis warning of the need…

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Dem ad slays Obamacare-hating Republican

Of the nearly half a billion dollars that has been spent on political ads mentioning the…

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Health Wonk Review for May 22, 2014

Summer's here (at least it is where I am) and with it comes a summer-y edition of Health…

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Obamacare: Just what the doctor ordered?

In Part 2 of my conversation with Sabrina Corlette, we talk about whether the Affordable…

Health Wonk Review May - 2014

Health Wonk Review for May 8, 2014

Just a reminder that if you're still looking for some compelling health policy reading…

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‘Bros’ on board – and other promising signs

With 8 million Americans enrolled in Obamacare's exchanges – 28 percent of them young…

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Will you need a cancer insurance policy?

While the Affordable Care Act has greatly expanded coverage for millions of Americans –…

HealthSourceRI Director works to persuade lawmakers to keep the exchange

Lawmakers in Rhode Island are considering whether or not to switch from the state run…

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Miss open enrollment? You’ve got options.

Now that open enrollment has ended – and the extensions have passed in most states –…

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Save on prescription drugs close to home

The good news is that, whether you are insured or uninsured, anyone can utilize a few…

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Qualifying events that can get you coverage

Even if you missed the general open enrollment, you could still have an opportunity to…

Will you owe an Obamacare Penalty?

Will you owe a penalty under Obamacare?

If, for whatever reason, you decide not to purchase coverage in 2014, you can use the…

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Short-term health insurance

Now that the 2014 Obamacare open enrollment period is over, a short-term policy will…

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Health reform’s 10 essential benefits

The ACA specifies ten benefits be included in all health insurance plans sold on each…

Health insurance for college students.

Student health insurance

Before college starts, students and their families need to ensure that their health…

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