PayerOpinion: I Write About America's Absurd Healthcare System. Then I Got Caught Up in It.
A pharmacist in St. Louis said my new employer-provided insurance wouldn't cover insulin without something called a prior authorization.
InnovationChildren's Mercy Uses Big Data, Digital Innovation to Improve Diabetes Care
The Kansas City health system has launched an innovative alliance that uses predictive analytics and digital technology to create new...
InnovationOhio Nurses Use Their Wits to Solve a Clinical Care Dilemma
When the pandemic hindered care for their ICU patients living with diabetes, nurses in an Ohio health system took advantage...
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...
PayerThough Millions Are at Risk for Diabetes, Medicare Struggles to Expand Prevention Program
Out of an estimated 16 million Medicare beneficiaries whose excess weight and risky A1c level make them eligible, only 3,600...
StrategyWalmart Launches Private Brand Analog Insulin
The diabetes care announcement marks the latest healthcare foray by the retail giant.
TelehealthTeladoc, OSU Wexner, Tag-team on Diabetes Care Initiative
Teladoc's Livongo program focuses on sustainable behavioral changes that improve glycemic and HbA1c metrics for patients.
Clinical CareRemove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.
Black patients are about four times as likely to have kidney failure as white Americans, and who make up more...
Covid-19Masks at the Campfire: Summer Camps for Kids With Medical Needs Adapt to Covid
While mitigating the risk of covid infections at any of the country?s approximately 15,000 camps is a priority, it is...
StrategyAnother Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win for Big Soda.
Despite its tarnished reputation, the deep-pocketed soft drink industry continues to exert its political influence in California.
Clinical Care'Painless' Glucose Monitors Pushed Despite Little Evidence They Help Most Diabetes Patients
Nearly 2 million people with diabetes wear the monitors today, twice the number in 2019.
Strategy'An Arm and a Leg': Revisiting Insulin: How the Medicine Got So Expensive
"An Arm and a Leg" is a podcast about healthcare costs, and its second season is co-produced by KHN.