Instead, new research suggests high prices may be an indicator of the need for costly care to address post-surgical complications.
Americans need Congress to fix health care now more than ever before. Since Obamacare was enacted seven years ago, health care expenses have increased at more than twice the rate of wages.August 14, 2017
Any health reform effort must give people a reason to buy health insurance now instead of after they’re sick. The U.S. Senate’s new Obamacare repeal bill assures the “death spiral” of health insurance.June 28, 2017
Without bipartisan support, something as important and complicated as overhauling our nation’s health care system will never happen.May 04, 2017
The problem: About 87 percent of uninsured Texans who visited the health marketplace exchange could not afford insurance. The good news is there are ways to fix it.November 02, 2016
Neither Clinton nor Trump are proposing perfect solutions for the future of health care and insurance, and it is clear we need a combination of approaches.October 28, 2016
There is a serious problem with access to health care. Hopefully, the next president will consider our health to be one of his or her top concerns.October 06, 2016
Since the ACA became law in 2010, 20 million more Americans have health insurance. But myriad problems still exist.September 21, 2016
An Economist’s Perspective on the Health Risks of Watching the Super Bowl: Do Houstonians Have Anything to Fear in 2017?
Researchers examine the spread of the influenza virus that occurs when people socialize during the Super Bowl.September 20, 2016
An independent panel of physicians reviewing the presidential candidates’ entire medical records could transparently report those findings to the public.September 19, 2016
Our latest in the @statesman offers a vision of how states -- and Texas in particular -- can innovate on health car? https://t.co/O0YADAArNl
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RT @BCMEthics: Enjoyed listening to discussion about the cost of healthcare today with @HealthPolicyTMC. Incredible panelists #tmchealthpol?
If we're really going to reform healthcare it's going to have to come from physicians and clinicians. That's who we? https://t.co/eiSF3eijff
@BCMEthics Thank you! Glad you could make it.
Should cost effectiveness be in play for #healthcare? 100% of #TMChealthpolicy speakers say YES.
RT @sarahmworthy: I agree FDA/US Healthcare needs to consider cost and ability to outperform existing products in addition to safety #TMCHe?
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Thanks again to all the panelists and participants who joined us at our "Reducing the Cost of Health Care Event." Be sure to visit tmchealthpolicy.org to learn ...
We asked consumers for their thoughts on how our country's current #healthcare system is working. They said...? https://t.co/DheMA0TFbk
"The biz of healthcare is pushing consumers around. We must acknowledge this as a country."-@FrederickIsasi @FamiliesUSA #TMChealthpolicy
@sarahmworthy We ? that quote too.
RT @sarahmworthy: "Value is in the eye of the patient." #TMCHealthPolicy
Echoing the room: Thank you to the brilliant speakers who joined #TMCHealthPolicy and shared their ideas to improve? https://t.co/HVMbyHxl7H
RT @RyanHoleywell: Lack of transportation is a big barrier to health care & is a leading reason people miss appointments - Cindy Mann #TMC?
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