Covid-19COVID Vaccine Websites Violate Disability Laws, Create Inequity for the Blind
In at least seven states, blind residents said they were unable to register for the vaccine through their state or...
Covid-19Companies Pan for Marketing Gold in Vaccines
But some object to facilities using vaccines as a marketing tool.
StrategyMontana's Health Policy MVP Takes Her Playbook on the Road
Marilyn Bartlett saved the state more than $30 million in three years by pegging hospital prices to a multiple of...
TelehealthCOVID-19 Prods Employers to Explore Virtual-Directed Health Plans
The rapid rise of telehealth has led a growing number of employers to explore a virtual-directed health plan model with...
Finance'An Arm and a Leg': Viral TikTok Video Serves Up Recipe to 'Crush' Medical Debt
Internal Revenue Service filings from thousands of nonprofit hospitals show they sent $2.7 billion in bills over a year to...
StrategyAs Drug Prices Keep Rising, State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Them
Democratic legislators in three states introduced bills that would slap an 80% tax on the drug price increases that ICER...
StrategyPhRMA says Hospitals Hike Patients' Drug Prices, Reap Profits
The accusations come just days after a RAND Corporation report noted that U.S. consumers pay 2.56 times more for prescription...
Revenue CyclePrice Transparency Could Stymie Cost-shifting
Cost-shifting by hospitals to cover lousy Medicaid reimbursements will become more problematic as price transparency mandates take effect.
FinanceOut-of-Pocket Spending was Mostly Concentrated in Short Time Intervals
More than 80% of enrollees were responsible for a portion of their healthcare costs, with an average annual cost sharing...
Revenue Cycle'An Arm and a Leg': Tips for Fighting Medical Bills From a Former 'Bad Guy' Lawyer
"An Arm and a Leg" is a podcast about healthcare costs, and its second season is co-produced by KHN.
StrategyDrug Rebate Rule Deadline Pushed Back 60 Days
The delay is part of a larger move by the Biden administration to freeze for 60 days many of the...
StrategyIf This Self-Sufficient Hospital Cannot Stand Alone, Can Any Public Hospital Survive?
The public hospital ? those owned by counties, cities or other local government entities ? is an increasingly endangered species.