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Archive for July, 2015

Is Ebola back?

Troubling news from Liberia. The BBC reports: A second case of Ebola has been confirmed in Liberia, following the death of a teenager from the virus on Sunday, officials say. The country had been declared Ebola-free more than seven weeks ago. The new case was in Nedowein, the same village where the boy died, the […]

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Vermont Creating an All-Payer Claims Database?

A claims database from all health insurers would but a great resource for researchers. States also want to use these data, however, to negotiate better prices. The question is, can a state legally compel health insurers to disclose prices? That is what a court case from Vermont involves. The Incidental Economist writes: the Supreme Court […]

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