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Medica says insurers are losing too much money under the agreement. It is not trying to overturn the 2017 contract but is asking the state to rebid 2018.
A new poll reveals that most Americans don’t think the plan will lower health care costs.
A growing number of patients fail to fill prescriptions because the cost of cancer drugs is too high.
The numbers show that President Trump’s choice for FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, has long-standing ties to pharmaceutical companies as a board member or consultant and that he had to recuse himself multiple times while working at the FDA.
For patients killed or maimed by medical errors, doctors and hospitals still often deny wrongdoing. But newer programs offering prompt disclosure of medical errors, an apology and compensation for them or their families are growing.
A selection of opinions on health care from across the country.
The executive branch’s projections, obtained by Politico, show 26 million people would lose insurance over the next decade — 2 million more than the Congressional Budget Office estimate.
Democrats say the nonpartisan CBO’s score is evidence that the GOP legislation will provide hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the rich while yanking health coverage from the poor.
The Congressional Budget Office releases its anticipated analysis of the American Health Care Act, Republican’s replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act.
In the heated political arguments as Republicans rush to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, some facts can get buried.
Outlets report on news from Minnesota, California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Maryland, Connecticut, Georgia and Virginia.
Modern Healthcare reports on the problem of violence at work and the debate on how to protect nurses, doctors and other medical staff.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved legislation that would allow employers to ding workers up to 30 percent of the cost of their health insurance if they refuse to participate in genetic testing as part of a company’s wellness program.
Scott Gottlieb, a physician who left the Food and Drug Administration in 2007, is a consultant to GlaxoSmithKline’s product investment board; a managing director at T.R. Winston & Company merchant bank, which specializes in health care; and a clinical assistant professor at New York University School of Medicine.
The proposal will hit older, low-income rural people the hardest.
“We are likely looking at situations where hospitals would close down service lines, shorten clinic hours and lay off staff,” said Beth Feldpush, a senior vice president at America’s Essential Hospitals.
Not being officially admitted — a status known as observation care — can have financial consequences for beneficiaries, and patients had often complained they were not informed.
A Kaiser Permanente pain management program in Southern California aims to help patients taper off addictive painkillers. Some doctors and patients see it as a godsend; others complain that patients have been cut off medications they need.
In its investigation of why health care costs are so high, ProPublica reports on the perfectly good stuff hospitals and medical personnel throw away. In other marketplace news, Stat writes about how changes to the work visa program could impact the medical industry while KHN looks into insurers steering beneficiaries to “preferred” pharmacies.