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Zack Cooper named Carnegie Fellow

Zack Cooper Named Carnegie Fellow

April 23, 2019
Health economist and ISPS Resident Faculty, Zack Cooper, has just received an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. The fellowship, known as the “Brainy Award” gives each recipient a $...
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Zack Cooper Awarded NIHCM Prize for Outstanding Research

April 22, 2019
Zack Cooper has received the NIHMC annual research award for his paper “The Price Ain’t Right? Hospital Prices and Health Spending on the Privately Insured.” The paper was co...
February Issue of Health Affairs

Zack Cooper's New Research in Health Affairs

February 28, 2019
Zack Cooper has recently published two papers in Health Affairs: “The Variation in Health Spending Growth on the Privately Insured 2007 - 2014” with Stuart Craig, Charles...

Medicare for All Explained

February 1, 2019
Many Medicare-for-All proposals are being touted by Progressive presidential hopefuls. In a Q&A with Vox, Jacob Hacker explains how one plan could work. “How To Build a...

More than Just High Prices

January 25, 2019
Zack Cooper takes on the catchphrase ‘it’s the prices, stupid!’ and writes that there is not one single cause for American high medical expenses in “High Prices Drive...
Special Issue in Health Affairs on ISPS Symposium

Health Affairs Publishes Essays from ISPS Conference

October 17, 2018
Health Affairs released a special blog series based on the symposium ISPS held in May 2018 that addressed the results of the ORBITA Objective Randomized Blinded Investigation...
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Zack Cooper Weighs In on the Senate Plan to End Surprise Billing

October 1, 2018
Health policy writer Sarah Kliff explains her recent trip to a hospital emergency room, how surprise ER billing works, and the new bipartisan Senate proposal to protect...