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Therapists are concerned about a price transparency provision that requires most licensed medical practitioners to give patients detailed upfront cost estimates.
The latest crumb of hope is the news that the Pfizer vaccine may be available for children under 5 as soon as the end of February.
One-quarter (25%) of nursing homes that sent tests to a lab waited an average of three or more days for results as of Jan. 16.
The No Surprises Act protects patients from one of the worst experiences in the U.S. healthcare system — surprise out-of-network hospital bills.
Amid a nationwide shortage of mental health professionals, universities are competing with hospitals, private practices, and the telehealth industry.
Providers must deal with the extremely outdated technology used by a humongous web of government agencies.
COVID infections are again spiking at nursing homes around the country.
Some states are holding on to expired tests for use as a last resort.
Because of a significant increase in federal tax credits, many people qualify for generous coverage without paying a penny in monthly premiums.