Category: Austin Frakt

Sebelius survival guide Austin Frakt, School of Public Health Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius heads to Capitol Hill Wednesday—and Republicans are drooling… Expert quote: “I’d only extend open enrollment if the site’s problems extended into the new year, and then I’d extend it by the amount of the new year for which there were problems.” […]

Accountable Care Organizations: A Health Experiment in Progress

National Journal Austin Frakt, School of Public Health A patient goes to the doctor’s office with vague back pain… Expert quote: “I understand why Medicare is promoting ACOs. But, because they encourage provider integration, which could lead to higher prices and premiums, I do not understand why private insurers would be.” View full article