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New ISPS Research on Healthcare Spending and Politics

September 13, 2017
A new ISPS collaborative research study by Zack Cooper, Amanda Kowalski, Eleanor Powell and Jennifer Wu looks at the revolving door of health care politics. Published as a ...

Starting Opioid Treatment in Hospital is Cost Effective: Research by Susan Busch, David Fiellin et al.

August 16, 2017
New research by Susan Busch, David Fiellin et al. finds that the most cost-effective treatment for people with untreated opioid addiction who visit hospital emergency rooms...

Jacob Hacker on Bringing Medicare into the Exchanges

August 9, 2017
In an opinion piece in Health Affairs, Jacob Hacker, Gerard Anderson, and Paul Starr publish, “Making the Exchanges More Competitive by Bringing Medicare into the Fold.”  The...

Abbe Gluck Discusses the Future of Obamacare Subsidies

August 2, 2017
On Bloomberg Radio,  Abbe Gluck, along with Timothy Jost discuss the future of Obamacare subsidies after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said that “no decision...

New Study by Zack Cooper, Fiona Scott Morton Exposes the Costs of Out-of-Network Billing

July 24, 2017
In a new ISPS working paper*,  “Surprise! Out-of-Network Billing for Emergency Care in the United States”,  Zack Cooper and co-authors Fiona Scott Morton and Nathan Shekita,...

New Study: Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates Did Not Increase Mortality

July 21, 2017
A new study by a group of Yale researchers found that reducing hospital readmission rates for three common medical conditions – heart attack, heart failure, and...

Will Schpero's Paper on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Low-Value Care

June 15, 2017
Will Schpero, ISPS Graduate Policy Fellow,  is the lead author on a recently published paper in Health Affairs.  ”For Selected Services, Blacks And Hispanics More Likely To...

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