Azar outlines plans to give patients control over health data through HIT; push transparency from providers and payers; test value-based models in Medicare and Medicaid; and remove government burdens that impede the transformation.
If he’s confirmed, Alex Azar will have broad authority over many of the Trump administration’s major health priorities. He’ll oversee the implementation of Obamacare as well as the mammoth Medicare and Medicaid programs. He’ll be involved in efforts to address the...
There’s room to take share if you provide cost estimates for patients upfront. Only a quarter of providers are able to provide cost estimates, even though 91% of patients want them, and 47% would consider switching to get that information.
AKRON, Ohio — A ballot proposal to rein in drug costs appeared headed for a lopsided defeat in Ohio Tuesday after an expensive ballot fight that drew tens of millions of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry.