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  • Mathematica Policy Research: Webinar on Factors that impact employment among persons with disabilities, Noon-1:30pm March 15

Today in TIE: Austin on status quo bias, and Harold noting that Niccolo had this one diagnosed a while back. Over the weekend, Kevin on SCOTUS brief defending the Medicaid expansions in the ACA, Harold on valuing longevity and how health policy would be simple if we were talking about widgets and not our lives, while Austin panned a Texas advanced directive law.

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On The Record (with daily recap)

  • AHRQ: Concentration and persistence in the level of health expenditures over time, 2008-09
  • CBO: Cause, Effect and Options for Unemployment

Today in TIE: Austin weighs in on the Seniors’ Choice Actrecaps the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference and has another version of Reading List.

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Today in TIE: Austin on docs and requests for non-beneficial treatment and a follow up, Don on Medicare Advantage and (not) hospice and the Seniors’ Choice Act, Kevin on counterfeit Avastin, reverse Robin Hood and ICD-10 stuff, while Aaron is going skiing. Whew, busy day.

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Today in TIE: Don on sports concussions as a public health risk, Aaron wonders if the sky is falling and doubts midlevel practitioners are a threat to physician incomes.

On The Record (with daily recap)

  • CBO: Materials related to Elmendorf presentation to National Economists Club
  • CBO: Treatment of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury by the Veterans Administration

Today in TIE: Austin plugs the valentines day meets health policy twitterfest courtesy of @emma_sandoe, Aaron on downsizing at fast food restaurants, and Austin with reading list.

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On The Record (with daily recap)

Today in TIE: Austin looks at a case of tragic success in research influencing practice, Kevin looks at the Tea Party briefs filed with the SCOTUS for the ACA case,  and Don has an example of palliative care research slowly moving toward impact (maybe).

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Today in TIE: Kevin with more on medical necessity and the law, Aaron answers more questions on vaccines, Austin has an entry of TIE-U on the value of health care, and Don has a bit more on Stuart Butler and the individual mandate.

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