Category Archives: cost shifting

PatientPOV to Look at Dollars
And Value in Healthcare

Today, I am announcing that PatientPOV will make a concerted effort to take up economic issues and value in healthcare because changes are afoot. Everyone from health policy wonks, elected officials, and health insurers are pressing for getting value for … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why I Find This Year’s Allergy Season
Especially Aggravating

1.    Allegra, the non-sedating antihistamine has gone over the counter, with nearly psychedelic purple boxes knocking me down when I go into my local drugstore. It has also skyrocketed in cost. That means people with allergies are paying far more … Continue reading

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