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A stethoscope on American paper currency.
Comparing Prices and Price Transparency Among Top-Ranked Hospitals and Close Competitors
A regulation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) required that, starting January 1, 2021, all U.S. hospitals publicly display the cash price as well as the minimum and maximum negotiated charge for 300 “shoppable services.”
Vivian Ho, Alan Beltran Lara, David Ruiz, Peter Cram, M.D., Marah Short May 12, 2022
Forbes Oil
Is Saudi Arabia Quietly Trying to Help Europe's Oil Consumers?
The Saudi leadership has repeatedly rebuffed requests from President Biden and leaders of oil-importing countries to accelerate production increases. But recent price differentials could signal an intent to quietly steer crude into Europe to replace Russian supplies, writes the author. Read the post on the Baker Institute Blog.  This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on May 4, 2022.
Mark Finley May 4, 2022
Overview of FSRU
Poland and Bulgaria Gas Cutoff: ‘Closing Time’ for Gazprom’s Eurozone Cash Flows
What would happen if Russian gas stopped flowing to Europe? After recent gas cutoffs to Poland and Bulgaria, other countries’ decision on gas imports from Russia need to represent a definitive, unifying statement that time for Russian dominance over EU gas imports is over, write the authors. Read the post on the Baker Institute Blog.  This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on May 3, 2022.
Anna Mikulska, Kamila Pronińska May 3, 2022
A gas tanker moves through a body of water.
U.S. LNG ‘GasLift’ Floods European Terminals Ahead of Russia Gas Cutoff
How can a U.S. response help Europe if Russian gas cuts off energy supplies of more countries following Poland and Bulgaria? The authors explain why currently, more drastic actions by the U.S. could prove counterproductive, unnecessary and harmful to U.S. trade policy. Read the post on the Baker Institute Blog.  This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on May 2, 2022.
Anna Mikulska, Steven R. Miles May 2, 2022
Doctors converse in a corridor.
Association Between Hospital Private Equity Acquisition and Outcomes of Acute Medical Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries
A study found that private equity acquisition of hospitals had no substantial association with the patient-level outcomes examined, although it was associated with a moderate improvement in mortality among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction.
Anaeze C. Offodile II May 2, 2022
A wind farm.
Houston Energy Dialogues: Executive Summary
On August 31, 2021, Energy Dialogues and the Center for Energy Studies hosted the Houston Energy Dialogues for the fifth consecutive year. Co-sponsors of this event were Sempra LNG, Schlumberger and Validere. As in previous years, the dialogues provided a platform for in-depth conversations about the energy industry involving representatives from government, industry, academia, environmental groups and regulatory bodies. Resiliency was a central theme. This report summarizes the day's discussions.
Kenneth B. Medlock III April 11, 2022