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Author: Stephanie Libby

Brian Klepper, PhD RAND Corporation recently published a report showing that, on average, private health plans (and the employers and unions that typically sponsor them) pay hospitals 241% of what Medicare pays for the same procedure or service. Of course, there’s lots of variation around that...

Al Lewis By way of background, there are two things you need to know before launching into this Valid Points article: Livongo, a venture-capital funded diabetes management company, recently published a study in the Journal of Medical Economics alleging a significant savings in diabetes-related spending for...