Well being Wonk Overview for August 23, 2018


The children are headed again to highschool and the pool is closed for the summer season, however there’s nonetheless time for one final version of Well being Wonk Overview.

Julie Ferguson has posted the Waning Days of Summer time Version over at Staff’ Comp Insider. So drink it in, like that final piña colada on the pontoon boat.

What’s within the version?

For starters, you’ll discover some nice posts to prep you for the approaching election debate concerning the authorities’s position in well being protection.

At Healthcare Economist, Jason Shafrin ponders the query of which companies must be coated by authorities insurance coverage.
At InsureBlog, Patrick Paul examines the deserves of Medicare4All.
And Joe Paduda’s obtained a single-payer explainer at Managed Care Issues.

If that entire explainer factor appeals to you, Louise Norris explains the Trump administration’s not too long ago finalized guidelines concerning short-term medical health insurance plans. It’s proper right here at healthinsurance.org. (Thanks, Julie!)

Dr. Julie Graves, writing on the Medical Care Weblog, seems at a youngsters’s well being disaster: the continuing household separation disaster on the border.

At Healthcare Renewal, Roy Poses laments the emergence of “ill-informed and/or mission-hostile well being care management” within the White Home and U.S. Division of Well being & Human Companies.

The lamenting continues at Staff Comp Insider, the place the weblog’s editors are doing their half to alert our readers concerning the critical matter of the EPA loosening rules that can expose extra staff to asbestos.

And what’s this? Excellent news??? At Well being Enterprise Weblog, David Williams has a narrative with a contented ending for sufferers with Parkinson’s and different motion issues.

Choose to pay attention as an alternative of studying well being wonkery? Vincent Grippi of the CareCentrix’s Homefront Weblog submits this month’s episode of #CareTalk – a dialogue about President Trump’s struggle with Pfizer over drug pricing (and extra).

Subsequent up: Andrew Sprung hosts Well being Wonk Overview at XPOSTFACTOID on September 20.


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