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Expand Competitive Bidding in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro explain the benefits of expanding Medicare's competitive bidding program.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

How the Federal Government Can Save $100 Billion or More in Health-Care Costs

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro offer reforms to achieve billions in savings in addition to what the Affordable Care Act will accomplish.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Replace Fee-for-Service with Bundled Payments in Medicare

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain why Medicare payments should be bundled together for multiple providers.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pay for Interventions That Work in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro on Medicare's least costly alternative policy for treatments.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cut Administrative Costs in the Health System

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain how to achieve significant administrative savings in the health system.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Impact of Employer Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act (Congressional Testimony)

Topher Spiro on how employers of temporary workers need not fear employer responsibility under the Affordable Care Act.

By Topher Spiro | Thursday, October 13, 2011

House Bill Costs More Than It Saves by Cutting Health Care

Topher Spiro explains why the House bill takes the wrong track to keeping health care costs down and reducing the deficit.

By Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Topher Spiro

Topher Spiro is the Vice President for Health Policy at American Progress, where he leads the Health Policy team that includes former Obama administration official Zeke Emanuel, former Medicare administrator Don Berwick, and Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD). Spiro’s work has been published in The New York Times, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Christian […]

Thursday, September 29, 2011