On The Record

  • CMS rule on hospital value-based purchasing program posted today in the federal register
  • CMS Director Don Berwick commenting on the value-based hospital purchasing initiative in Medicare
  • RWJF Webinar: How income, education and race shape health
  • AARP FAQ document about Social Security retirement age changes, other rules related to tax treatment of Social Security retirement benefits
  • Kaiser Health News: Some employers already sending workers to exchanges
  • USDA rule: Rule in Federal Register encouraging schools to buy from local farms for school lunch and other child nutrition programs
  • GAO Report: VA health care needs more transparency in resource allocation methods

About Don Taylor
Professor of Public Policy at Duke University (with appointments in Business, Nursing, Community and Family Medicine, and the Duke Clinical Research Institute). I am one of the founding faculty of the Margolis Center for Health Policy, and currently serve as Chair of Duke's University Priorities Committee (UPC). My research focuses on improving care for persons who are dying, and I am co-PI of a CMMI award in Community Based Palliative Care. I teach both undergrads and grad students at Duke. On twitter @donaldhtaylorjr

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