StrategyIt's Not Just Insulin: Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too
As drug prices spiral upward, politicians in Washington, D.C., and in state governments have sought to address the problem in...
Clinical CareConfidential Information: Setting the Minimum Necessary
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires healthcare employees to use or share only the "minimum necessary" information...
Clinical CareWildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears
While it's long been known that smoke can be dangerous when in the thick of it ? triggering asthma attacks,...
StrategyDrug Lobby Rips Trump's 'Most Favored Nation' Mandate on Medicare Drug Prices
PhRMA says the White House has "doubled down on a reckless attack on the very companies working around the clock...
Covid-19What Is the Risk of Catching the Coronavirus on a Plane?
In the absence of reliable data, we decided to ask the experts about the possibility of contracting the virus while...
Covid-19Most Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before the Election
Six of 10 adults said they were worried the FDA will rush to allow a vaccine because of political pressure.
InnovationCMS Launches 'Streamlined Redesign' of Medicare Compare Tools
Upgraded design eases patient access when shopping for healthcare services.
StrategyCalifornia Rx: State May Dive Into Generic Drug Market
A bill, SB-852, opens the door for California to make its own generic drugs in the future. Gov. Gavin Newsom...
StrategyCalifornia Fines Aetna $500K for Wrongful Denial of EMS Claims
Aetna says it is working to correct the problem and is cooperating with state insurance regulators.
StrategyHealth Insurance Survey Finds Widespread Coverage Gaps, Financial Stress
Many of the more than 4,000 people surveyed by the Commonwealth Fund said their care costs are a significant and...
Strategy'Pennie'-Pinching States Take Over Obamacare Exchanges From Feds
Pennsylvania lawmakers set up an insurance exchange (nicknamed "Pennie"), designed to pass on expected savings to policyholders.
StrategyPharmacies See Continued Growth as Primary Care Hubs
Drug store chains are reaping the fruits of a strategy they've laid out over the past several years "to become...