Katherine Baicker

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Charlie Crist: "Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."

The Truth-O-Meter Says: "Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."Charlie Crist on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 in a tweetThe White House has new ammunition for those fighting for Medicaid expansion: It would create create jobs.The study by the White ... [Published St. Petersburg Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 2 reports

QMED -Medical Device Spending a Small Piece of the Healthcare Pie: AdvaMed

Release date- 17062014 - AdvaMed has released a new study stating that medical device spending is slow relative to other healthcare costs.From 1989 to 2011, the cost of medical technology has increased at roughly one-third of the rate of the broader economy ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Increases in ER Visits Despite ObamaCare Promises

Though advocates of ObamaCare asserted that the president’s healthcare law would diminish wait times at emergency rooms, data show that there has been an increase in visits to the ER since the implementation of ObamaCare.The Louisville, Kentucky Courier ... [Published New American - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 reports

Since Obamacare Passed 50 Months Ago, Healthcare Has Gained Almost 1 Million Jobs

Obamacare was once called “The Job-Killing Health Care Law.” But the latest jobs report suggests that the broader economy—and the health care sector, specifically—are adding jobs at a healthy rate.Since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March ... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare foes to the newly insured: put down the donut

(NBC News) The White House may be bragging about the 3 million people who’ve got a new shot at health care, including the 2.4 million who’ll get Obamacare on the taxpayer’s dime, but critics have a few choice words for the newly insured: Put. Down. The. ... [Published KALB - Jun 05 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]
Entities: Apple Inc, Taxes, Inflation
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]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Planned Obsolescence Disguised as Innovation, Oligopoly Disguised as a Free Market, and the Enrichment of Oligarchs

Yves here. We are delighted to feature this post from Roy Poses, who with his colleagues at Health Care Renewal, have been providing consistently high quality analysis of the often dubious practices and economics of the health care system. By Roy ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Safety Net Is Good Economic Policy

SOURCE: AP/Susan Walsh House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF of this issue brief. ... [Published Center for American Progress - Mar 31 2014]

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"it is next to impossible to know exactly how many jobs (or which jobs) are created by a policy like this, given the many other changes in the landscape" said Harvard professor of health economics Katherine Baicker

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Charlie Crist: "Expanding Medicaid would create... [Published St. Petersburg Times - 21 hours ago]
QMED -Medical Device Spending a Small Piece of ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 18 2014]
Medical Device Spending a Small Piece of the He... [Published QMED - Jun 18 2014]
Increases in ER Visits Despite ObamaCare Promises [Published New American - Jun 10 2014]
Since Obamacare Passed 50 Months Ago, Healthcar... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 06 2014]
Obamacare foes to the newly insured: put down t... [Published KALB - Jun 05 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]
Planned Obsolescence Disguised as Innovation, O... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 15 2014]
Planned Obsolescence Disguised as Innovation, O... [Published Health Care Renewal - Apr 14 2014]
The Safety Net Is Good Economic Policy [Published Center for American Progress - Mar 31 2014]
Study on ER visits by people with Medicaid chal... [Published PBS - Jan 04 2014]
Weighing the Obesity Exposure [Published Risk & Insurance - Nov 18 2013]
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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 ...
Planned Obsolescence Disguised as Innovation, O... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 15 2014]
Yves here. We are delighted to feature this post from Roy Poses, who with his colleagues at Health Care Renewal, have been providing consistently high quality analysis of the often dubious practices and economics of the health care system. By Roy ...
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