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Dr. Scheffler Talks Costs of California Single Payer Bill with Capital & Main

Posted on 15 Sep 2017
Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a new “Medicare for All” bill with the support of 16 Democratic senators. Single-payer advocates and health-care experts say Sanders’ proposal could inject new momentum for single payer in California, where a single payer bill (SB

AirTalk Interview: Dr. Scheffler Weighs in on Bernie Sander’s Universal Healthcare Bill

Posted on 15 Sep 2017
On September 13th, Senator Bernie Sanders publicly unveiled a new version of his single-payer healthcare bill. The bill is increasingly gaining traction from prominent Democratic senators – but aside from political debate, what does universal health care need to succeed in Ameri

Scheffler and Arnold’s Research Featured Widely in Industry Media

Posted on 13 Sep 2017
Dr. Scheffler and Dr. Arnold’s new study, “Insurer Market Power Lowers Prices In Numerous Concentrated Provider Markets”, was featured widely across industry media following its publication in Health Affairs last week. Read more at the following links: Becker’s Hospi

Audio: Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief discusses Scheffler and Arnold’s paper

Posted on 13 Sep 2017
Health Affairs editor-in-chief Alan Weil recorded an audio introduction to the September issue of Health Affairs, including a discussion of the special market concentration section and a discussion of Dr. Scheffler and Dr. Arnold’s paper “Insurer Market Power Lowers Prices

Dr. Fulton Discusses Healthcare Market Concentration Trends: Healthcare Dive Interview

Posted on 13 Sep 2017
The Petris Center’s associate director, Dr. Brent Fulton, was interviewed by Healthcare Dive about US market concentration trends and his new study in Health Affairs. Among other topics, the Healthcare Dive interview delves into physicians market concentration trends, as primary

Commonwealth Fund Publishes Briefs on Petris Market Concentration Research

Posted on 13 Sep 2017
The Commonwealth Fund published briefs on the Petris Center’s new market concentration research. These briefs provide a summary and synthesis of the Petris research published in the September issue of Health Affairs. “Insurer Market Power Lowers Prices in Numerous Concentr

Just Released in Health Affairs – Insurer Market Power Lowers Prices In Numerous Concentrated Provider Markets

Posted on 06 Sep 2017
Dr. Scheffler and Dr. Arnold’s new paper “Insurer Market Power Lowers Prices In Numerous Concentrated Provider Markets” was released in Health Affairs this week. The paper uses prices of hospital admissions and visits to five types of physicians to analyze how provid

Just Released in Health Affairs – Health Care Market Concentration Trends In The United States: Evidence And Policy Responses

Posted on 06 Sep 2017
Dr. Brent Fulton’s new paper “Health Care Market Concentration Trends In The United States: Evidence And Policy Responses” was published in Health Affairs this week. Dr. Fulton’s study analyzes market concentration trends in the United States from 2010 to 2016

KCBS Interview with Dr. Scheffler on GOP’s Proposed Health Plan

Posted on 08 Mar 2017
Dr. Scheffler was interviewed on March 7th on San Francisco’s KCBS radio station, discussing the newly unveiled Republican health care plan, part of the GOP’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  In the interview, Dr. Scheffler discusses the implications

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