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Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 07: 2020 Policy Forecast

Mara McDermott and Rodney Whitlock discuss the health policy landscape and offer some predictions about what to expect in 2020.

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Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 06: A Closer Look at Direct Contracting

Mara McDermott and Jessica Roth are back in the Health Policy Breakroom to talk about Direct Contracting, a new payment model from the CMS Innovation Center.

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McDermottPlus Check-Up: February 15, 2019

This Week’s Diagnosis: Congress passed a $328 billion spending package to avert another government shutdown.  President Trump is expected to sign it.  Congressional hearings continue to focus on coverage and drug pricing.  

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Five Key Takeaways: CJR Year 1 Performance Evaluation

A recently released evaluation of the CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model found a statistically significant reduction in spending in both high cost and low cost areas during the first performance year. Here are our five key takeaways.

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