As always, we’re grateful to be included in the prestigious round-up. Our post this week:
Amy Lynn Smith’s overview of gains in health coverage for the LGBT community, thanks to Obamacare. (And if you haven’t checked it out yet, she’s also penned a great piece about the coverage implications of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling.
Other great stuff in this week’s edition:
- There’s no such thing as an “Obamacare” health plan – Joe Paduda explains what the Affordable Care Act is and is not.
- Louise Norris takes a look at health insurance rates in Colorado and has some predictions for 2016.
- Brad Flansbaum talks about super-utilizers and how they impact health care delivery for the rest of us.
- Jaan Siderov offers his take on the highly publicized carrier mergers.
- David Harlow offers his take on patient reviews of their physicians.
- Roy Poses explains his beef with former President Bill Clinton’s endorsement of a hepatitis C medication.
- Jason Shafrin digs into the variation in the cost of treating patients with cancer.
- Donald Light writes about the risks versus rewards of certain FDA-approved drugs.
- David Williams writes about the wisdom of capping prices of high-priced specialty drugs.
- Tom Lynch looks at alarming injury rates for home health and personal aides.
- Peggy Salvatore offers her take on the 21st Century Cures Act.
- Mike Feehan explains why – despite popular usage – healthcare and medical care are not the same.
Next up for HWR? Peggy Salvatore hosts HWR over at Health Systems Ed Blog on August 20.
See you then.