On The Record

  • CMS: FAQ page with multiple updated links on Medicare and Medicaid #EHR incentive programs
  • Kaiser Family Foundation: Women’s Health Care Chartbook, new report; Aaron’s post from today on the report.
  • CMS: 8 months until HIPPA 5010 compliance date, with background links
  • ProPublica: Financial ties between medical societies & drug & device makers
  • CBO Report: Monthly Budget Update, April 2011
  • Jed Graham in Investor’s Business Daily Capital Hill blog on subsidy growth in the ACA
  • Kaiser Health News: Health policy comments in Republican Presidential Debate last night
  • CATO event on Monday, May 9 at 4pm The Morality of Debt and Spending Cuts, available for viewing online if you follow the link. Says you had to have registered by Noon, Friday May 6 to attend in person. Amitai Etzioni and Roger Pilon, moderated by David Boaz
  • GAO Report: Nursing Home Quality Indicator Survey
  • Brookings: Mark McClellan testimony to House Energy & Commerce Committee on Medicare Payment beyond SGR
  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Report: Reduced Medicare drug costs not due to private plans, but overall drug spending declines
  • via @ddiamond on twitter—> STAT OF THE DAY: In April 2001, retail employed 23.3M — health care just 10.3M. Today? Almost even at 14M.

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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