COMMENTARY | The Covid-19 response has choked off medical tourism — and exposed the broken nature of the U.S. pharmaceutical system.
Providers miss the money from elective procedures.
Arkansas received federal approval this week to use up to $55 million in Medicaid funds for weekly bonuses for frontline health workers in long-term care facilities.
The health insurance industry’s fear: If the average American could weigh a public option against commercial plans on the market, they might find the latter wanting.
A new Medicaid rule could put hospitals in peril of closing, particularly rural hospitals that already are shuttering at unprecedented rates.
COMMENTARY | With public opinion of Big Pharma near an all-time low, it’s time for the government to enter the generic drug business.
A new survey estimates that 20% of adults in the U.S. have donated to a crowdfunded medical campaign.
Kids need at least 14 doctor visits by age 6, pediatricians say.
A bill before the New Hampshire legislature would clarify that opioid prescribing guidelines shouldn’t dictate care for chronic pain patients.
Half of all charity care in Chicago falls to one health system.
Under the law, Medicare is mandated each year to punish the quarter of general care hospitals that have the highest rates of patient safety issues.
The controversial practice is condemned by major medical organizations, but still legal in most states.
Home health agencies across the country are grappling with a significant change in how Medicare pays for services.
Many states are focused on making improvements, both large and small, to address health care problems in rural areas.
The quality-adjusted life year (QALY) seeks to determine the value of health care treatments. Some patients are wary.
A Democratic governor coaxed a Republican legislative leader into backing Medicaid expansion after years of opposition. Could this be a model for Washington?
A new bill in Washington is similar to legislation passed in Colorado last year.
The number of states making it easier for inmates to reactivate benefits has tripled.
Number of states in past five years to consider drug importation: 33.
The state says it will boost people out of poverty. Critics say thousands will lose coverage.
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