Strategy2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway to Limit Consumers' Benefit from Drug Coupons
Advocates for consumers with chronic conditions say the rule will make it harder for patients who rely on very expensive...
Clinical CareNIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer
Proponents believe the simple test, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical...
StrategyCourt Upholds CMS' Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule
Trump claims "BIG VICTORY for patients." The plaintiffs, led by the American Hospital Association, will appeal the ruling.
FinanceHow Rich Investors, Not Doctors, Profit from Marking Up ER Bills
TeamHealth, a medical staffing firm owned by private-equity giant Blackstone, charges multiples more than the cost of ER care. All...
Clinical CareMedicare Part D Model Caps Insulin Copays at $35 a Month
Beneficiaries who use insulin and join a plan participating in the voluntary model, beginning January 2021, could see average out-of-pocket...
FinanceMaine, N.H. Lead Report Card on Healthcare Price Transparency
Meanwhile, 34 states received failing grades from the Catalyst for Payment Reform report released Tuesday morning.
FinanceOne Thing the Pandemic Hasn't Stopped: Aggressive Medical-Debt Collection
Debt collection operations continue, often by the same institutions treating coronavirus patients, all while unemployment and uncertainty soar.
StrategyDOJ Files First Civil Action for Alleged Coronavirus Fraud
Federal Court issues temporary restraining order against website offering fake COVID-19 vaccine.
Clinical CareCommonSpirit Health Suspends Billing for COVID-19 Tests, Treatment
CommonSpirit's announcement is in line with a national push by hospital stakeholders and policy experts to improve access and affordability...
FinanceAlmost 66% of Consumers Would Struggle to Pay Deductible if They Contracted COVID-19
Just over one-third of Republicans stated that they are not concerned with the spread of the coronavirus.
FinanceVCU Health Halts 30-Year Campaign That Seized Patients' Wages, Put Liens On Homes
VCU Health pursued tens of thousands of patients over the years for overdue bills, sending many into bankruptcy.
FinanceNet Drug Price Hikes Easily Outpace Rate of Inflation
Net drug prices began leveling off in 2015, but the researchers said that doesn't mean that drugs are affordable for...