Month: May 2019
Consumers' overall satisfaction with their health plans is on the rise--but insurers continue to struggle with meeting key aspects of their customers' financial and personal health expectations.
A website launched by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly LLY, +0.36% earlier this year leads with a daunting statement about the price of its diabetes drug Trulicity: “Drug prices can be confusing,” it says. That’s for sure, and thanks to a new mandate from the Trump administration, consumers could find themselves even more confused.
U.S. healthcare spending is expected to grow by 4% to $3.6 trillion this year while drug spending is expected to increase 2.5% to $370.7 billion, according to a new report from Fitch Solutions Macro Research, a unit of Fitch Group.
President Trump is preparing to issue an executive order to foster greater price transparency across a broad swath of the health-care industry as consumer concerns about medical costs emerge as a major issue in the lead-up to next year’s presidential election.
HealtHIE Nevada Partners with RosettaHealth to Enhance Connectivity, Efficiency of Nevada’s Health Information Exchange
HealtHIE Nevada has partnered with RosettaHealth to accelerate and improve the connectivity of providers’ electronic health records.
California lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to keep a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health benefits but means approval from the Trump administration amid a feud between state and federal officials.
A top Republican and a top Democrat in the U.S. Senate have put a long health insurance agent and broker compensation disclosure provision in a major new health care finance system change bill.
Health care is the top issue for Americans, according to a new poll from RealClear Opinion Research.
The California Assembly voted 46-15 to pass A.B. 290, a measure that would limit dialysis provider and rehabilitation center profits operating in the state when insurance premiums are covered by third-party payers.
California Names Former Google Scientist as the State’s ‘Mental Health Czar’
Noted psychiatrist and former Verily leader Dr. Tom Insel is going to be the “mental health czar” for the state of California, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday.