PayerDiabetes Drug's New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate
It's no surprise that some of the same drugs for diabetes are being reformulated and renamed by manufacturers as a...
PayerPfizer Court Fight Could Legalize Medicare Copays and Unleash 'Gold Rush' in Sales
A Pfizer win could cost taxpayers billions of dollars and erase an important control on pharma marketing after decades of...
PayerOlympic Dream Dashed After Bike Crash and Nightmare Medical Bill Over $200K
Phil Gaimon paid about $500 a month for his insurance policy with Health Net through Covered California. He also had...
PayerSign-Up Window for Free COBRA Coverage for Many Laid-Off Workers Closes This Week
People can sign up for the subsidy even if they didn't elect COBRA coverage earlier, or if they had COBRA...
PayerWhy the Fee-For-Service Chassis Continues to Dominate Value-Based Purchasing and What to Do About It
The FFS claims submission process is still the primary means for capturing the broader encounter data needed for VBP analysis...
Technology2021 Tech Business Revenue Will Top Record $487 Billion in 2021, CTA Says
Consumer demand and new tech supply are driving growth, says trade group.
StrategyAfter 18 Months, Sutter Antitrust Settlement Finally Poised for Formal Approval
Numerous twists and turns have slowed the court's approval of the settlement in late 2019.
StrategyFacing Headwinds on New Alzheimer's Drug, Biogen Launches Controversial Campaign
The drugmaker is running an educational campaign directed at the consumer, one who is already worried about whether those lost...
StrategyBiden's July Executive Order Includes Drug Pricing Provisions. But Will They Do Enough?
So far, experts generally say the jury is still out on how meaningful these efforts will be.
PayerHospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home
Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient...
Clinical CareHow ERs Fail Patients with Addiction: One Patient's Tragic Death
Addicts often fall victim to two huge gaps in the U.S. healthcare system: a paucity of addiction treatment and high...
TelehealthTelehealth Use 'Stabilized' 38X Higher Than Pre-pandemic, McKinsey says
Favorable patient responses and new investments in the technology will propel the growth of telehealth in 2021