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...
Covid-19Amid COVID Booster Debate, West Virginia to Check Immunity of Vaccinated Nursing Home Residents
Starting in August, the state plans to begin measuring the levels of disease-fighting antibodies in the blood of vaccinated nursing...
Covid-19Bus Stop by Bus Stop, Denver-Area Officials Microtarget Vaccine Hesitancy
Mobile clinics are part of a new push by Denver-area public health officials to find the neighborhoods where vaccinations lag...
Clinical CareCOVID Renews Interest in Radiation, but Docs Caution Against Pilgrimages to Radon-Filled Mines
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...
Clinical CareWomen Say California Insurer Makes It Too Hard to Get Drug for Postpartum Depression
However, California's new law has been hailed by advocates as a national model for mental health reform.
TelehealthStakeholders Urge Congress to Avert 'Telehealth Cliff'
Virtual care advocates note that telehealth demonstrated its value as a care option for seniors during the pandemic, when in-person...
Clinical CareHow a Doctor Breaks Norms to Treat Refugees and Recent Immigrants
Mango House provides food and clothing assistance, after-school programs, English classes, legal help ? and even a Boy Scout troop.
TelehealthThe Pandemic Made Telemedicine an Instant Hit. Patients and Providers Feel the Growing Pains.
Video services were not equally prepared for the titanic influx in users.
PayerContraception Is Free to Women, Except When It's Not
Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, even for women whose health plans are subject to the law's requirements,...
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.