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HWR is up

Hank Stern of InsureBlog hosts this week’s “Pink edition” Health Wonk Review. Check it out. Also of note this week is that Richard Thaler has the 2017 Nobel prize in economics.  For more on Dr. Thaler’s work, check out the Nobel Prize website.

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Health Wonk Review is up

Brad Wright captures the feeling of many after another bruising ACA battle: fatigue.  He’s posted the Health Wonk Review: Repeal Fatigue Edition at Wright on Health. While the repeal saga is under discussion, wonks bring many more topics to the table, too, and Brad does a nice job encapsulating them.

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HWR is up

Yesterday was an eventful day in health policy world with Medicare for All bill and Graham-Cassidy both being introduced almost simultaneously and a Health Affairs event on Understanding the Value of Medical Innovations … but despite this,Louise Norris was still managed to compile The Neverending Summer of Healthcare Legislation Edition of the Health Wonk Review at Colorado Health Insurance […]

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HWR is up

Steve Anderson has posted  Health Wonk Review: Are We There Yet? Edition at medicareresources.org. Check it out.

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Health Wonk Review is up

Joe Paduda has posted  this week’s version of the Health Wonk Review (HWR) – The double edition at Managed Care Matters.  Check it out. I also found this very honest discussions of effects of concussions in the NFL from former player and Hall of Famer Warren Sapp.  The video is below and the article here.

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HWR takes on Alternative Facts

Andrew Sprung has posted the Alternative Facts, Alternative Realities Edition of Health Wonk Review at xpostfactoid. This is Andrew’s debut as an HWR host so go check it out.

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“I will build a great Health Wonk Review . . . and nobody builds Health Wonk Reviews better than me, believe me.”

Although we have already passed the 100 day mark since Donald Trump took office, this will be my first time hosting the Health Wonk Review. In this Trump-themed edition, we take the man at his word. We not only identify some of the best health care posts on the internet, but we also organize them based […]

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Who’s on First Health Wonk Review + Links

Brad Wright has posted the  Health Wonk Review: Who’s On First? Edition at Wright on Health.   Check it out along with some other interesting links from the week. Consultants and policymakers. Superbabies. Blocks grants: Case study in Canada. A pact. Standards-based grading. Brand penalty.

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HWR is up

Hank Stern has posted Health Wonk Review: Pre-Passover edition at InsureBlog.  Check it out!

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An AHCA Edition of the HWR is up

Louise Norris has posted The AHCA: The Aye or Nay? Edition of the Health Wonk Review at Colorado Health Insurance Insider and it couldn’t be timelier. It’s not only the AHCA’s moment to shine (or stink depending on your perspective), but it is also the 7th anniversary of the enactment of the ACA, as Louise notes in […]

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