Supply ChainUPS Strike Would Derail Medical Supply Chain, HIDA Says
HIDA and scores business organizations are raising concerns about the disruptions that would occur in a walk-out.
TelehealthFTC, HHS, Warn of HIPAA Risks from Online Tracking Tech
Letters to providers highlight concerns stemming from use of technologies that may share a user's sensitive health data.
PharmaBirth Control Pill Is Available, What About Cost and Coverage?
Many details related to cost and coverage of an OTC pill still need to be sorted out.
PharmaCVS Caremark, GoodRx Collaborative Aims to Lower Consumers' Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs
Caremark Cost Saver will be a free service for CVS Caremark enrollees in 2024.
Supply ChainDrug Shortages Endanger Patients, Hike Costs
Drug shortages affect consumer costs in several ways, including higher out-of-pocket costs, higher insurance premiums, and adverse health.
Nursing2 in 5 Americans Report 'Unreasonable' Waits for Healthcare, AANP Says
26% of patients wait two or more months to see a healthcare provider.
StrategyAs Nonprofit Hospitals Reap Big Tax Breaks, States Scrutinize Their Required Charity Spending
Hospitals are supposed to provide community benefits, like care for those who can't afford it and free health screenings.
TelehealthDeclines Seen in Q1 Telehealth Claims
FAIR Health reports that declines in telehealth claims were seen in all four U.S. census regions.
StrategyHow Health Care May Be Affected by the High Court's Affirmative Action Ruling
The decision found it is unconstitutional for colleges and universities to use race as a factor in student admissions.
PharmaWhy the Next Big Hope for Alzheimer's Might Not Help Most Black Patients
Of the 859 people infused with lecanemab during the trial, only 20 were Black.
PayerPatients Squeezed in Fight Over Who Gets to Bill for Pricey Infusion Drugs
Some insurers are bypassing hospital pharmacies and physician offices and instead sending more complex drugs through third-party pharmacies.
PayerHow Often Do Health Insurers Say No to Patients? No One Knows.
Insurers' denial rates ? a critical measure of how reliably they pay for customers' care ? remain mostly secret to...