Category Archives: Medicare

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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Health Care Complexity: Surprise Medical Bills Explained

Ezriel Edward Kornel, MD, FAANS Assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College White Plains, NY It’s no secret that health care is an unbelievable complex subject. One of the most complex issues facing the health care system is that … Continue reading

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