On The Record

  • Heritage: The Heritage Plan to Fix the Debt, Cut Spending, and Restore Prosperity. Bottom line is that they claim to get to balance at 18.5% of GDP. Will likely blog about this over the next day or so.
  • Commonwealth: Report on Risk Adjustment under the ACA focused on State and Federal Regulators
  • Commonwealth: Some of nations best integrated systems skeptical of ACO rules
  • Kaiser: State by State impact of proposed House Republican Budget Plan
  • CMS: Home health prospective payment pricer files updated for FY 2011 and available here
  • Senate Finance Committee: Hearing on Perspectives on Deficit Reduction: Social Security. Written statements by Sens. Baucus and Hatch and testimony by James Roosevelt, Charles Blahous, Nancy Altman and Alex Brill
  • HHS Report: Most uninsured cannot pay for hospital stays they incur while they do not have coverage

About Don Taylor
Professor of Public Policy (with appointments in Business, Nursing, Community and Family Medicine, and the Duke Clinical Research Institute), and Chair of the Academic Council at Duke University https://academiccouncil.duke.edu/ . I am one of the founding faculty of the Margolis Center for Health Policy. 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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