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Far from perfect competition: A Look into the Market Shares of our Nation’s Leading Health Insurance Companies

Prepared by: Ellen Bloom, Jonathan Mathieu, and John Freedman. Do you know the principal health insurance companies in your state? Take a look at the following highly concentrated markets and see which health insurance companies hold the largest market shares (with the least amount of competition). By now, we have all heard the term “Medicare...Read more

All Politics, Even in Healthcare, Is Local: A look at NRHI’s latest report on healthcare cost variation in 6 regions

Are you looking for a deeper dive into the reasons why healthcare costs vary so widely among states? You may want to pay attention to your local health system.     A recent edition of The Hospital Finance Podcast focuses on the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement’s (NRHI) report discussing this issue, “Healthcare Affordability: Data...Read more

Social Determinants of Health: Addressing Barriers to Create Healthier Communities

What do income, education level, employment, social networks, and housing have in common with with healthcare? Experts widely accept that these factors, known as Social Determinants of Health, can greatly affect a person’s physical and mental wellbeing. The phrase Social Determinants of Health, or #SDOH as it commonly appears on social media, has received a...Read more

FHC President Pens Op-Ed for STAT News Promoting APCDs for All States

As California policymakers take another look at developing an APCD, Freedman HealthCare Principal, John Freedman, discusses ways states are already using APCDs to improve health, create more efficient and effective delivery systems, and spend less in his recent opinion piece, Every State Needs a Database with All Health Insurance Claims, Not Just Some, on STAT News. “States...Read more

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