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CDC conference will tackle coping in 'post-antibiotic' era

By Michael Sandler and Sabriya Rice  |  August 22, 2015

The threat of a looming “post-antibiotic era” has been detailed for years in media reports, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the nation has finally reached that tipping point.

Data Points for Aug. 24, 2015

Data Points for Aug. 24, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 22, 2015

Data Points for the week of Aug. 24, 2015, covered the following topics: Insulin drug Humulin, physicians accepting Medicaid patients, Medicare patient expenditures, postponing care because of the cost and babies born through reproductive technology

Uninsured rate dips below 10%

Uninsured rate dips below 10%

By Shannon Muchmore  |  August 12, 2015

The percentage of uninsured people in the U.S. declined to 9.2% in the first three months of 2015, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey released Wednesday.

Data Points for Aug. 10, 2015

Data Points for Aug. 10, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 08, 2015

Data Points for the week of Aug. 10, 2015, covered the following topics: HIV/AIDS, independent physicians, minority physicians, Texas' uninsured rate, smoking

Disparities persist despite coverage gains: CDC

Disparities persist despite coverage gains: CDC

By Melanie Evans  |  July 14, 2015

As the Affordable Care Act increased access to subsidized health plans last year, fewer adults went uninsured but disparities persisted in their access to insurance and medical care.

Data Points for July 13, 2015

Data Points for July 13, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  July 11, 2015

Data Points for the week of July 13 2015, covered the following topics: Hospital readmissions, costs for low-risk births, Ebola, heroin use and Medicaid ER usage

Editorial: The ACA's new political landscape

Editorial: The ACA's new political landscape

By Merrill Goozner  |  June 27, 2015

The healthcare industry heaved a collective sigh of relief last week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld insurance subsidies in states using federally run exchanges. The 6-3 decision effectively puts an end to legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.

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