The fact that the U.S. faces a looming healthcare crisis is not “fake news”, and unfortunately neither is the lack of courage in Washington, D.C. and state capitals to address the issue.
If Rip Van Winkle were a blogger, he might feel like I do today. After penning “Lost in D.C. with the Dartmouth Atlas” in 2009 with my friend John Morrow, I decided to take a break while the federal government implemented a $35B “incentive” program to encourage the..
We know some of the people involved in the Dartmouth Atlas Project, and we think their analysis is important. Even so, using 2005 Medicare data to inform comprehensive payment reform is inadequate.