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Making Good Health Profitable Part 2: A Conversation with Michael Heifetz and Karen Timberlake

In part two of our three part series, Michael Heifetz and Karen Timberlake discuss why the measurement of healthcare data needs to become simpler and more...
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Wisconsin Seeks $200M for Reinsurance

The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) formally submitted the 1332 waiver request on April 18. This waiver request, authorized in section 1332...
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Health Payers and Providers Making Big Bets on Social Determinants – updated 3/20/19

Update: if you found this article helpful, you might also be interested in the March 19th article in MedPageToday, “Social Determinants of Health an...
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Open Enrollment Snapshot – Federal vs. Wisconsin

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released final data from the November 1 - December 15, 2017 open enrollment period, in...
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The Cost of Diabetes

Americans are spending hundreds of millions of dollars every year on treatment of diabetes, a disease that is largely preventable. Investment in diabetes care...
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Wisconsin Political Round Up – April Edition

In this first edition of the Wisconsin Political Round Up, Nathan Houdek and Andrew Hitt take a closer look at both sides of the...
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Illinois Election Update

Primary Election Day in Illinois was March 20, 2018. The Republican and Democratic Parties chose their candidates for the November 6 General Election. Candidates...
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Co-Founder of Michael Best Strategies, Ted Kanavas, Remembered at State Capitol

Members of the Wisconsin Senate honored Ted Kanavas, founder of Michael Best Strategies and former state senator, with the reading of a resolution at...
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By the Numbers: Texas Compassionate Use Act

Will Texas’ market for medical cannabis grow quickly enough to sustain this new industry? In 2015, Texas’ Compassionate Use Act was signed into law. The...
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Recent Actions of State Attorneys General

Illinois Attorney General Race Update: On Tuesday, March 20, State Senator Kwame Raoul emerged victorious in the crowded Democratic primary for Illinois Attorney General....