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Patients’ Perception Of Care Takes On New Importance — But Measuring That Is Tricky

KHN Morning Briefing

Doctors, hospitals and the federal government are all asking patients about their care as the health system is being transformed. But many experts question the science and technical infrastructure for capturing good data. Also in the news, a report from Connecticut looks at efforts to curb the number of people who are readmitted to a hospital after a nursing home stay.

Judge Temporarily Blocks HHS Rule On Charity Payments For Insurance To Cover Dialysis

KHN Morning Briefing

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas, is holding the rule up while he considers a case brought by dialysis providers and patients. In his order, he says the groups are likely to win the case because the rule, issued by the Obama administration last month, was “arbitrary and capricious.”

Pharma Looks To Flip The Script With Multi-Million Dollar Ad Campaign

KHN Morning Briefing

The industry is going hard on offense in an attempt to combat its negative image over pricing. The ad campaign will focus on research and development, but lawmakers, policy officials and health leaders have already criticized it as avoiding the real issues.

EpiPen Competitor Swoops Back In After Price-Gouging Controversy

KHN Morning Briefing

Kaleo will make the product free for those without insurance or families with low-income, but it’s setting a high price for insurance companies. Meanwhile, Mylan has not reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over how it classified the EpiPen under Medicaid.