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The issue for regulators is whether sampling kits can be reliably adapted for in-home use.
As Americans are overwhelmed with medical bills, patient financing is now a multibillion-dollar business.
The company is inundating doctors and pharmacists — and consumers — with advertising touting its COVID drug Paxlovid.
Since many primary care doctors have a waiting list, removing those they rarely see opens up patient slots and improves access for others.
The plan established maximum amounts the health plan would pay for all inpatient and outpatient services.
South Dakota is one of 12 states that have not expanded eligibility for their Medicaid programs, and the only state where voters will decide in November whether to do so.
St. Louis-based Centene Corp. says it's working to settle Medicaid billing issues with nine states.
Researchers are increasingly finding that doctors can transmit prejudice under the guise of objective descriptions.
Hospital polls fail to ask diverse groups of patients whether they've received culturally competent care.
Genesis attributes its large margins to excellent management and says it needs the money to expand and modernize services while being less reliant on government funding.