StrategyPharma Campaign Cash Delivered to Key Lawmakers With Surgical Precision
Granting Medicare broad authority to intervene in setting prices has divided Democrats.
Telehealth23andMe Will Spend $400M to Acquire Lemonaid Health
The consumer-focused genealogy researcher says the acquisition will advance its "vision of individualized primary care that empowers consumers to live...
TelehealthCigna Taps MDLIVE to Expand Virtual Care Access to 'Millions of People'
The program launches in January 2022 and will be available to all Cigna customers enrolled in employer-sponsored plans.
Revenue CycleHow 5 Steps for Transforming Patient Access Saved $20M
'If you can get it right up front, you're ensuring accuracy, preventing rework, and preventing denials,' says Alicia Auman, director...
PayerOpinion: A Procedure That Cost $1,775 in New York Was $350 in Maryland. Here's Why.
It wasn't easy for Maryland to enact its unique healthcare system.
Human ResourcesUnderstaffed State Psychiatric Facilities Leave Mental Health Patients in Limbo
The shortage of beds and mental health workers has collided with an increasing, pandemic-driven demand for mental health treatment.
Clinical CareDirect Primary Care, With a Touch of Robin Hood
St. Luke's, a clinic with a staff of four in a nondescript shopping center, offers an unorthodox combination of concierge-style...
Payer2022 Medicare Advantage Plan Overview, Part Three: Social Determinants
"Medicare Advantage plans have a unique and growing opportunity to address the needs of socioeconomically vulnerable populations and improve their...
Clinical CareYelp Ratings of Healthcare Facilities May Reveal Death Rate Disparities
Unfiltered online repositories such as review sites and social media can contain valuable patient feedback, researchers said.
PayerCalifornia's Mental Health Crisis: What Went Wrong? And Can We Fix It?
Experts discuss the challenges that arise when the state puts insurance companies in charge of delivering critical health services.
Clinical Care'They Treat Me Like I'm Old and Stupid': Seniors Decry Health Providers' Age Bias
Nearly 20% of Americans age 50 and older say they have experienced discrimination in healthcare settings.
TelehealthUnited Healthcare, Optum Launch Virtual-first Health Plan
NavigateNOW is being touted as "a simpler, more convenient experience at approximately 15% less premium cost than traditional benefit plans."