I spend a lot of time talking about the health care system. When I do, I usually reference three aspects of it: cost, quality, and access. Cost is pretty easy to define. Quality, less so. But access is often ignored. I get into the details in my latest post over at the AcademyHealth blog. Go read!
- Compounding pharmacy bills
- Copayments are stupid, ctd.
- Should very young children be taking stimulants?
- GDP vs health care spending
- The medical device tax needs to stay
- More comparative effectiveness goodness
- How to debate a wing nut
- Chart of the day: Cognitive ability and enrollment into public programs
- Cutting the budget for inspections of compounding pharmacies
For speaking inquiries
Click here for a link to Austin's CV, as well as a complete list of his peer-reviewed publications with links to related posts and/or ungated versions (when available).
Academy Health: What do we mean when we talk about “access”?July 27, 2012 at 12:37 pmAaron Carroll
Write a comment
Follow the blog
Tag cloudAcademyHealth accountable care organizations Affordable Care Act announcement antitrust blogging books comic competitive bidding costs cost shifting deficit employer-sponsored health insurance health care costs health insurance health insurance mandates health reform hospital readmissions hospitals instrumental variables insurance exchange market power Massachusetts Medicaid Medicare mortality obesity On The Record physicians politics PPACA premiums premium support prescription drugs prostate cancer quality reading list reflex RWJF single payer spending substance use tax uninsured xkcd