Katherine Baicker

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Name: Katherine Baicker
First reported 27 mins ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

Obamacare hasn’t led to higher health care costs for businesses

Predictions that Obamacare would lead to substantially higher costs for employers have not materialized three years after the U.S. health care overhaul became law. In an October 16, 2014 Bloomberg News article, health economist Katherine Baicker of Harvard ... [Published Harvard School of Public Health - 27 mins ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare Refutes Prediction of Corporate America Cost Increases

* Numbers show that the dangers predicted from the Affordable Care Act haven't happened, and corporate America is actually benefiting from itBusiness groups said soon after Obamacare became law in 2010 that the sweeping health care overhaul would impose ... [Published North Jersey.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare Refutes Prediction of Corporate America Cost Increases

Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Business groups said soon after Obamacare became law in 2010 that the sweeping health-care overhaul would impose huge new costs on U.S. employers, leading to job losses.Three years later, with the Patient Protection and Affordable ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie Crist: If Florida expanded Medicaid, "some studies indicate it would create about 120,000 jobs."

Democrat Charlie Crist has criticized Republican Gov. Rick Scott for the state’s failure to expand Medicaid.During the second governor’s debate, which was held on Oct. 15, 2014, at Broward College, Crist said of Medicaid expansion, "In addition to the ... [Published St. Petersburg Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Value of Primary Care Drives MedPAC Discussion

Determining an actual value for medical services performed by family physicians has long been a point of contention, with those services too often being reimbursed at a lower rate than those offered by subspecialists. Now, one government commission is ... [Published American Family Physician - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Good News For The ACA?

The law seems to have effectively boosted insurance rates. Arit John explains : The number of uninsured Americans fell 8 percent during the first three months of 2014, thanks to 3.8 million uninsured individuals gaining insurance, according to the ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Get Ready for More Obamacare Confusion

T oday the government releases some important information about who has health insurance and who doesn’t. But the data is sure to create a lot of confusion, particularly when it comes to Obamacare.The first set of data came out at midnight, when the U.S. ... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Things to Read on the Afternoon of May 9, 2014

Should-Reads: Tim Hatton: Height of World War I Servicemen : "In the following half century the height of males increased by about two inches.... Sanitary reforms and housing renewal improved the urban environment, and industry gradually became ... [Published Brad DeLong - May 13 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 2 reports

Surprise! Better Health Insurance Saves Lives.

Does health insurance save lives? Since death is the least frequent outcome of poor medical care, I've never believed that mortality is an especially good way of measuring the value of different interventions. Even if an intervention is high value, the ... [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - May 06 2014]

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"it's possible a more general effect arises from health care providers, insurers, groups aiming to slow health care spending on their own in advance of any provisions binding from the law" Baicker said
"pumping federal dollars into the state is likely to be stimulative, but an exact job calculation (given the many concurrent policy changes) is difficult" Harvard professor of health economics Katherine Baicker told PolitiFact Florida

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Obamacare hasn’t led to higher health care cost... [Published Harvard School of Public Health - 27 mins ago]
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Obamacare Refutes Prediction of Corporate Ameri... [Published Washington Post - Oct 16 2014]
Charlie Crist: If Florida expanded Medicaid, "s... [Published St. Petersburg Times - Oct 16 2014]
Good News For The ACA? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 17 2014]
Get Ready for More Obamacare Confusion [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 16 2014]
Things to Read on the Afternoon of May 9, 2014 [Published Brad DeLong - May 13 2014]
Things to Read on the Afternoon of May 9, 2014 [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 13 2014]
Surprise! Better Health Insurance Saves Lives. [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - May 06 2014]
Health insurance saves lives. That means it imp... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - May 05 2014]
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Good News For The ACA? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 17 2014]
The law seems to have effectively boosted insurance rates. Arit John explains : The number of uninsured Americans fell 8 percent during the first three months of 2014, thanks to 3.8 million uninsured individuals gaining insurance, according to the ...
Things to Read on the Afternoon of May 9, 2014 [Published Brad DeLong - May 13 2014]
Should-Reads: Tim Hatton: Height of World War I Servicemen : "In the following half century the height of males increased by about two inches.... Sanitary reforms and housing renewal improved the urban environment, and industry gradually became ...
Things to Read on the Afternoon of May 9, 2014 [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 13 2014]
Should-Reads: Tim Hatton: Height of World War I Servicemen : "In the following half century the height of males increased by about two inches.... Sanitary reforms and housing renewal improved the urban environment, and industry gradually became ...
Surprise! Better Health Insurance Saves Lives. [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - May 06 2014]
Does health insurance save lives? Since death is the least frequent outcome of poor medical care, I've never believed that mortality is an especially good way of measuring the value of different interventions. Even if an intervention is high value, the ...
Health insurance saves lives. That means it imp... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - May 05 2014]
There’s no shortage of empirical debates in health policy, but few have been so fraught as the question of whether health insurance actually delivers health gains (see here , here , and here  to start). So, you’re going to read a lot about an Annals ...
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