Author "Frank Pasquale"

By Frank Pasquale
In Health Reform
Mar 17th, 2013
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Expect to keep hearing more talk about health care cost cutting, despite charts like this. It’s an idee fixe of the Wall Street/Washington corridor, and will only be implemented more vigorously over time.  So perhaps we should take stock of a few...
By Frank Pasquale
In Health Care Economics
Feb 19th, 2013
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A few years ago, I noted that the American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) has a dominant role in suggesting payment levels to CMS.  It raises hard questions about price-setting in the health care secto...
By Frank Pasquale
In Accountable Care Organizations
Jan 27th, 2013
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Just a quick note to commend this issue to readers of HRW. As I note in an introduction to the volume, the articles are uniformly insightful contributions to very topical issues in health law and policy. Volume 42, Issue 4 (2012) Symposium Implementing...
By Frank Pasquale
In Global Health
Sep 30th, 2012
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Last week, the blog Concurring Opinions featured a symposium on Madhavi Sunder’s new book, From Goods to a Good Life: Intellectual Property and Global Justice. A chapter relevant to health law scholars is available online, here.  The chapter focuses on...
By Frank Pasquale
In Health Law
Sep 6th, 2012
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I’ve noted the issues raised by financialization in nursing homes, billing & payment systems, and hospital chains before on blogs.  I wanted to present a few paragraphs from a recent book review (of Robert Shiller’s Finance and the Good...