Category: Rand Corp.

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Fact Check: Should the Price of Healthcare Services Be Benchmarked Against Medicare Reimbursement Rates?

August 7, 2019 / Colorado Business Group on Health, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, Rand Corp.

Advocates for government price controls and the public option are attacking Colorado hospitals with a rebranded research paper from Rand Corp. But even the authors of the paper admit their numbers are shaky.

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Fact Check: Do Colorado Hospitals Charge Insurance Companies Too Much Compared to Medicare Prices?

May 27, 2019 / Rand Corp.

A recent report from Rand Corp. suggests Colorado hospitals are charging private insurers more than twice what they receive from Medicare – the federal health plan for seniors – for the same services.

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