Tag Archives: Austin Frakt

Not Getting Science

Oh dear, Austin Frakt of the liberal healthcare blog The Determined Statist (a.k.a. The Incidental Economist) is deeply saddened by the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision (see here). In that case, the court ruled that the government could not … Continue reading

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Cost Shifting In Healthcare

One popular idea in healthcare policy has been that providers, such as hospitals, make up for low Medicare prices by charging more for the services they provide to private insurers. This is called cost shifting and hospitals and the insurance … Continue reading

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