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Where Is The Best Place In America To Retire– If You Are Sick?

We’ve all seen those best- places-to-retire lists. Inevitably, they are based on low taxes, good weather, or lots of activities. But how about this metric: Where will you get the best care if you are old and frail? Hint: Oregon is good. Rural Louisiana is not. The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which has access to an [...]

By |2016-02-17T15:11:07-05:00February 17th, 2016|Health Care|1 Comment

Can Medicare Reform Save Money and Improve Quality?

Medicare, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, needs to be fixed. But if backers of reform frame that change primarily as a way to reduce federal spending, they are doomed to fail. The other day, former Republican senator Judd Gregg wrote a guest column in The Hill newspaper about a gathering of policy wonks at Dartmouth College aimed at reforming [...]

By |2014-10-01T15:20:57-04:00October 1st, 2014|Medicare|0 Comments