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DC Rounds: Social Media Snapshot – Week of April 17th

Twitter: Patient = customer means an infusion of free-market principles into health care, and not more burdensome regulation https://t.co/9Uj2dNKgmk — Dr. Adam Hoogeveen (@DrAdamH) April 16, 2015 Florida GOP Embraces Free-Market Solution for Health Care, But Only If Medicaid Fails http://t.co/4v0xKTrgRo — Heartland Institute (@HeartlandInst) April 11, 2015 From 2012 to 2014, the percentage of…

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DC Rounds: Social Media Snapshot – Week of April 10th

Twitter: Another Republican state legislature votes to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare: http://t.co/ntQu7ESrSf pic.twitter.com/5O5I89TqJz — The Hill (@thehill) April 10, 2015 Ted Cruz could transform Obamacare debate by offering true alternative http://t.co/2yGDCqdON7 — Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) April 10, 2015 @AAPSonline The best way to measure quality healthcare is the way we measure quality in every other…

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DC Rounds: The Widespread Slowdown in Health Spending Growth

The Urban Institute published a report this week on the slowdown in healthcare spending. With a recent Congressional Budget Office report revealing another reduction in projected federal spending on the Affordable Care Act, there have been more calls on why actual spending is lower than initial projections. UI reports that the October 2014 projection for 2014-2019…