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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

Dr. Scheffler Discusses ACA Repeal on ABC7 News

Posted on 07 Mar 2017
Dr. Scheffler was interviewed by ABC7 News on March 6th, discussing the details of the GOP’s newly released “American Healthcare Act.” If House Republicans are successful in repealing and replacing the ACA, millions could stand to lose coverage according. “Unde

Dr. Scheffler Quoted in USA Today Magazine on the Future of the ACA

Posted on 27 Feb 2017
Dr. Scheffler was quoted in a January 2017 USA Today Magazine article about the future of the Affordable Care Act. The article explores the common ground and areas of agreement between Republicans and Democrats regarding health care reform in the midst of the post-election “repe

Petris Center’s Dan Arnold on Covered CA Consumer Choice – California Healthline

Posted on 18 Jan 2017
The Petris Center’s Dan Arnold was recently interviewed by California Healthline on the recent Health Affairs study, co-authored by Arnold, along with the Petris Center’s Dr. Scheffler, Dr. Fulton, and Jon Gabel from NORC, which analyzed consumer choice and premium increas

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