Interviews

AJMCtv interviews let you catch up with experts on what's new and important about the changes in healthcare. Where else can a few minutes of your time give you insights from key decision makers - from the clinician, to the health plan leader, to the regulator? AJMCtv interviews give you the close-ups you might not get even if you make it to the conference. When every minute in your day matters, AJMCtv interviews keep you informed.
Dana Goldman, PhD, suggests that value for breakthrough therapies is most often associated with health benefits, health economics, and outcomes research; however, there are other sources of value that have not been taken into account yet.
Providing the cost of care beforehand will allow the patient enough time to understand what he or she may be getting into, similar to signing a contract, according to Austin Frakt, PhD, health economist and researcher.
Although GOP presidential hopefuls are all campaigning on promises to repeal and replace President Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA), the last real chance to repeal may have been the 2012 election, according to Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Most patients expect that the healthcare system can already learn from every clinical encounter, but the reality is that is not happening yet, said Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, chief medical officer at CareMore Health System.
There are 2 strategies for addressing primary medication nonadherence that have seen success, according to Lauren Harner, JD, senior manager for policy at PhRMA.
Although there will be changes in the marketplace if the Supreme Court decision makes residents in states using HealthCare.gov ineligible for subsidies, it won't be anything that is irreversible, according to Thomas P. Miller, JD, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
One point of concern among Justices Anthony Kennedy and Sonia Sotomayor during the oral arguments of King v. Burwell was the issue of unconstitutional coercion, and Timothy S. Jost, professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, explains the main issue.
Given that the subsidies in the federal exchange have helped to cover a lot of previously uninsured people, Chip Kahn, president and chief executive officer of the Federation of American Hospitals, remains encouraged the Supreme Court will "do the right thing."
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