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Piper Report LogoThe Piper Report is Kip Piper’s blog on health care.  On the web at PiperReport.com.

The Piper Report covers health reform, Medicare, and Medicaid, with articles, resources, primers, book reviews, and more.

Topics covered include:

  • Affordable Care Act issues, including health insurance exchanges, coverage expansion, and insurance market regulation.
  • Medicaid reform, policy, finance, coverage, reimbursement, and managed care.
  • Medicare policy, finance, coverage, reimbursement, and care delivery – across Part A, Part B, Part C (Medicare Advantage), and Part D (prescription drug benefit).
  • Health plan industry issues, particularly Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage, qualified health plans, integrated health plans for Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles, and Medicaid managed long-term care.
  • Pharmaceutical industry issues.
  • Health policy issues affecting hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Innovations including payment reforms, care delivery reform, accountable care organizations, and medical homes.
  • Other hot topics in federal and state health policy.