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How To End The Scourge Of Surprise Medical Bills In The Emergency Room

Opponents of the role of consumers and markets in health care have one go-to argument above all others: that you can’t shop for health care when you’re unconscious. The rising problem of gargantuan, surprise medical bills in surgical wards and emergency rooms shows that they have a point. The good news is that constructive, bipartisan […]

Arizona Law Restricts Tests for Fentanyl [Video]

Fentanyl test strips can detect the presence of the deadly drug in other drugs, such as OxyContin. But the strips could be considered drug paraphernalia under Arizona law. Faculty Associate Susan Sherman is interviewed.

Giant hospital system’s charity status challenged

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro accused a major nonprofit hospital system and health insurer of failing to fulfill its charitable mission Thursday, taking a step into a bruising, years-long regional health-care battle that has become emblematic of how broader changes rippling through the health-care system can leave sick people caught in the crossfire of competition between multibillion-dollar […]

Congress starts to go after big pharma

Congress on Tuesday jumped into its first round of hearings on drug prices for the year, vowing to take action on a problem that the president and the public see as a top concern for the country. Gerard Andersonis featured.

As small hospitals ally with big ones, do patients benefit?

To expand their reach, flagship hospitals including Mayo, the Cleveland Clinic and Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed affiliation agreements with smaller hospitals around the country. Gerard Anderson is quoted.