Undoing American Healthcare

Why assuming we’re rational about health care may be a dangerous assumptionI am reading a wonderful book called The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis, about the development of behavioral economics by two of its pioneers, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky.  One point of their work over five decades is that Read more…

Alternative Payment Model Shift

On April 27th, CMS released proposed rules for the implementation of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), an act that heretofore was famous for containing the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).  The SGR was uniformly hated by physicians and other providers, as it theoretically controlled the rate Read more…