Month: May 2019
While total expenses for prescription drugs are significantly larger for private insurance companies than for Medicaid or Medicare Part D, people with private insurance are still paying less out-of-pocket expenses over the course of the year, according to a recent analysis of Medicare Part D, Medicaid and private plans.
A half-dozen presidential candidates back “Medicare for All,” a proposal that would put the government in charge of most health benefits. But some of the Democrats they’re courting aren’t sure that the nation’s health care system should be overhauled so dramatically.
The health insurance inflation rate hit a five-year peak in April, possibly because managed care is rising.
Health insurance deductibles have been steadily rising over the last decade, jumping 150% since 2009, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).
Millennials are just not that into their parent’s health care system, a new study from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) finds. The study looks at millennials’ attitudes towards traditional health delivery systems and finds dissatisfaction and a hunger for new solutions that fit their digital lifestyle.
Nevada stands to become the fifth state to fully incorporate the federal Affordable Care Act’s protections for patients with pre-existing conditions into state law after unanimous passage of a bill Tuesday in the state Senate.
The company that makes OxyContin did not stop pitching the powerful opioid painkiller to doctors even when its sales representatives raised concerns that they were prescribing the drug inappropriately, the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office said in a lawsuit announced Tuesday.
New hospitals or medical centers that offer or advertise emergency services in Clark County will need to accept Medicare and Medicaid, starting this summer.
The percentage of Millennials who lack major medical coverage may have soared since 2016. Analysts from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies are reporting new survey results that show loss of Medicaid coverage and individual major medical coverage has wiped out increased use of group health coverage.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration Friday reversed course on his plan to divert public health dollars from several counties to help provide health coverage to young adults who are in the country illegally.