Category Archives: Health Reform

A History of #HealthReform

Kurt A. Yaeger, MD (left) Neurosurgical Resident, Mt. Sinai Hospital New York, NY Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Health System Wilkes Barre, PA In March and April, Neurosurgery Blog … Continue reading

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Medicare Expenditures Variation after Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice A major goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to curb the rising cost of health care and rationalize Medicare … Continue reading

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Open Payments: What Neurosurgeons Need to Know and How Accurate is the Data?

Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC (left) Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, and Director, Spinal Neurosurgery University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Catherine Miller (right) Neurosurgical Resident, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN The Open Payments system also known as the Sunshine Act, … Continue reading

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