I’ll be giving some lectures in Healthcare Systems (PHMD2350) at Northeastern University. Almost daily I see news and research relevant to the course. From time to time I’ll dump them into a post like this. All such posts will have the “NEU PHMD2350” tag.
Boosting Medicare Part D rebates may help consumers, but hurt pharma, STAT
The Complex Math Behind Spiraling Prescription Drug Prices, New York Times
These 5 graphics show the prevalence of childhood lead poisoning, Boston Globe [with emphasis on the Boston area]
Changes in Consumer Cost-Sharing for Health Plans Sold in the ACA’s Insurance Marketplaces, 2015 to 2016, The Commonwealth Fund