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An evidence-based discussion of health policy and health care.

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The Incidental Economist Podcast

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An evidence-based discussion of health policy and health care.

Rank #1: Private vs. public health care cost control [podcast]

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In this segment, Aaron and Austin discuss the evidence on which type of insurer better controls health care costs: public or private. For more on this topic, see Austin’s post this morning, which includes links to many of our previous ones. For prior podcasts and subscription information, see our podcast archive.

Sep 16 2011

21mins

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Rank #2: Cost shifting [podcast]

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In this segment, Aaron and Austin talked about cost shifting. You’ll find more information on this topic in the FAQ, which includes a section devoted to it. If you’re interested in our other podcasts or subscribing to them, see our podcast archive.

Sep 23 2011

17mins

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Rank #3: How health services research is funded [podcast]

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In this segment, Aaron and Austin describe the trials and tribulations of getting health services research funded. It’s harder than you may think. See the podcast archive for prior episodes and subscription information.

Sep 30 2011

22mins

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Rank #4: Podcast on Halbig and King

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For those who want to hear more about Halbig and King, the Federalist Society hosted a podcast yesterday where Jonathan Adler and I discussed the cases and their potential fallout. Adler is one of the architects of the lawsuits and, although we disagree on the merits, he’s both fair and thoughtful about the cases. I […]

Jul 23 2014

48mins

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Rank #5: Electronic medical records [podcast]

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Obviously these podcasts will not be weekly. We’ll strive for a more sustainable “occasional” one. Anyway, in the podcast below, we discuss electronic medical records. We’re sorry to say, it’s rather depressing. Here are some relevant links to prior posts: Will health IT increase productivity in health care? In health IT, standards matter The elusive […]

Dec 09 2011

24mins

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