Category: Alan Sager

Hospital fees under scrutiny

Citizens’ Voice Alan Sager, School of Public Health The two visits Jack Mills made to an orthopedic surgeon’s offices in Pittston and Bethlehem last year were virtually identical… Expert quote: “At a time of soaring out-of-pocket fees … the added burden of facility fees kicks Americans while they are down. Patients are made to pay […]

Clinton’s Health Plan Gets Mostly Passing Grades From Policy Experts

MedPage Today Alan Sager, School of Public Health Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s ideas for improving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) drew cautious praise from health policy scholars, but they said they had no chance of enactment without a major change in Congressional attitudes… Expert quote: “For private employers it’s very tough today, since employers […]