The Obama administration is now on the hook for more than $8 billion in risk-corridor payments to cover insurer losses on the health insurance exchanges, but industry experts are growing more doubtful the full tab will ever be paid.
The models will encourage Medicare beneficiaries to be more engaged in their care decisions by having more access to their health information.
Asking patients to have “more skin in the game” can work, but not through high-deductible plans.
Advocates feel progress made in dropping the U.S. teen pregnancy rate under the Obama administration may reverse should federal policy shift back to abstinence-only education.
The U.S. has experienced a sharp decline in fertility over the past decade, although the share of births among people who consider themselves "white" has remained relatively constant. The good news? Teen births are down sharply.
The partnership will allow Berg to examine more than 13,000 tissue samples from breast cancer patients for biomarkers that could boost precision medicine and oncology research alike.
Leaders in all sectors of healthcare are scrambling to anticipate how the incoming Donald Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress will proceed with major issues like their promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act and implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Some former executives at Insys Therapeutics have been charged in a kickback scheme that involved bribing clinicians to unnecessarily prescribe pain medications.
A Veterans Affairs Department employee who told Congress the agency was using unauthorized wait lists for mental health care in Colorado has resigned, saying he was subjected to retaliation for speaking out.