Tag Archives: medicare

Web of Interests Surrounding Medicines Makes Patient Access Increasingly Difficult

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD A recent New York Times article described the problems that patients are having gaining access to a new class of cholesterol reducers, called PCSK9 … Continue reading

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Medicare Part “Q”: Fantasy or Fantastic?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Leonard Fleck, PhD In an essay in the New York Times (12/9/15) titled “Imagine a Medicare ‘Part Q’ for Quality at the End … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Controlling Medicare Costs: What Are the Options? What Is Fair?

Leonard M. Fleck, PhD, and Tom Marks presented at Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering views on the topic, “Controlling Medicare Costs: What Are the Options? What Is Fair?” An October 2013 Health Affairs article projected that total Medicare … Continue reading

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