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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…
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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017. As part of…
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Hubwonk host Joe Selvaggi talks with Pioneer Institute visiting fellow Dr. Bill Smith about Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY) standards, and the ways in which so-called objective cost-containing strategies use expert opinion to determine the value of a life and thereby disadvantage the elderly, disabled, and those with less common vulnerabilities to disease.
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New report asserts that with older americans more vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic, all health plans should avoid using the QALY methodology when assessing the value of care for older patients
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A new report, "The Legality of QALY under the ADA," outlines several potential legal violations and negative implications for disabled individuals related to the adoption of the QALY approach to drug value assessment, used most prominently by ICER.
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Pioneer Institute Discourages Policymakers & Payers from…
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This past Monday, Pioneer held the 13th annual Hewitt Healthcare…
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Review methodology could negatively impact elderly, the disabled,…