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Health Care Price Transparency: Recommendations for State and Federal Government Actions

Price transparency - or making price information publicly available - is an idea that has gained steam recently as one more way to reduce health costs and improve quality. So far, that has taken the form of online tools to help private health plan enrollees choose providers. But states and the federal government can also take action to promote...

Dual Eligibles and Long Term Care: Nursing Home Care Often Costs Less Than Home or Community Care

Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles are often talked about as a single type of patient. They have significant levels of disability and chronic disease, and account for a disproportionately large spending in both Medicare and Medicaid budgets. But dual eligibles are a diverse group. A few recent studies into health spending on dual eligibles have sought to isolate which Medicare-Medicaid enrollees are the...

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