Affordable Care Act

The Healthcare Round-up: July 30-Aug 3

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012

Competition’s the theme for this week’s round-up, brought to you from Olympic city, London. While the world’s best and fastest athletes battle it out for gold (checked periodically for...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-up: July 20-27

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2012

Might Ultra-Orphans Enjoy An Easier Passage Past NICE? Perhaps. After much back-and-forth, it seems our old friend NICE will, starting in 2013, assess the cost-effectiveness of high-cost drugs for patients...

Learn More

The RE Healthcare Round-Up

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2012

Real Endpoints’ Weekly Healthcare Round-Up has returned. Cue Carol Anne of the ’86 cult flick Poltergeist II – or, if you prefer, the infamous, avenging nerd Lewis (Revenge of the Nerds II) or the exuberant...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: May 27 – June 1

Posted on Saturday, June 2, 2012

Pick up your jumbo pack of toilet paper –and health insurance too. What started as a quiet partnership between club warehouse wholesaler Costco and insurance giant Aetna has now expanded to include...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: May 19-26

Posted on Sunday, May 27, 2012

Real Endpoints would like to congratulate our intern, Halleh Balch, on her graduation from Swarthmore College. We expect great things from Halleh in the years to come; she is one to watch! PSA: To test – or...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: 4/6 – 4/14

Posted on Saturday, April 14, 2012

First ACO’s under Medicare’s Shared Savings Program:  In addition to TEDMED, which this week gathered healthcare luminaries to discuss all things innovative, ACO was the other au courant acronym...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: 3/28 – 4/4

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2012

Reducing unnecessary care: On Wednesday April 4, nine physician societies, together with the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports, released a list of 45 procedures or tests (5 per specialty) that are overused...

Learn More