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The cost-effectiveness of CAR-T. Cancer gene testing breakthrough. Uninsured vs. Insured: ER use. Doulas for death. What’s the problem with digital DNA? Plus, please check out the Happy Holiday Health Wonk Review at Workers’ Comp Insider.

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Real-world effects of Brexit. Cost of Obamacare = an election? Civil rights laws and health inequality. Chinese economic history as seen through eyeglasses. CHIP at risk? Last days of empire edition of HWR

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Health Wonk Review: Quote-of-the-day Edition

It’s Health Wonk Review time!  We have some great posts lined up for today’s quotation-themed version of the Health Wonk Review.  We even have a few videos for your viewing pleasure.  Enjoy! “It’s the economy, stupid” – Bill Clinton How do factors like job loss, wage stagnation and low productivity affect the economy at large […]

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HWR is up

Health Wonk Review: Disaster edition is freshly posted by David Williams at the Health Business Blog.  Check it out!

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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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