Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: AUGUST 2017


The Most Insightful Slice

Our healthcare cost per capita are very different across three tiers of the population, a clear reality, but one that the structure of our delivery system seems to ignore.

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Doing Real Work

Fundamental changes to how care is delivered are required if we are to ever really fix healthcare and not just rework how we may for a broken system.

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Ambling Along

Before moving to changes in the delivery system, the big ideas of the healthcare financing side of the reform equation are summarized.

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So Long, Ma Bell

Five big commercial payers have too much market control inhibit the ability of the market to innovate and find better solutions to our healthcare problem – forced divestiture is in order.

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Burgundy Ties

Overly prescriptive regulations and other mandated factors have resulted in a small number of health plans selling mostly the same product.

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Bribery

Use the tax code smartly to help people better afford the part of the bill they paid directly while also encouraging the smart consumer behaviors that will drive innovation in the market.

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ALN

Tim Coan, ALN’s CEO, writes an insightful and witty blog three times a week about a variety of topics relevant to independent physician practices.

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