Patient Treatment Costs to rise 7% in 2024, Report Finds
The increase is expected to be somewhat offset by the impact of biosimilars coming to market and more care being provided in outpatient settings.
Appeals Court Temporarily Upholds Mandate For ACA Preventive Services
Health plans must continue providing free screenings pending court’s further consideration of case.
COVID-19 Reversed Progress Made In Narrowing Racial Mortality Gap
Following some improvement, excess death rate returned to 1999 levels for Black men and 2005 levels for Black women.
Can AI Answer Patients' Questions Better Than Professionals?
A new study investigates whether GPT-4 can provide more in-depth analysis than medical professionals.
COVID-19 Vaccines Saved 3 Million Lives
Vaccination program has also prevented more than 18 million hospitalizations, saved $1 trillion in medical costs.
More Than 100,000 US Deaths Prevented by Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine in 2021
The vaccine also prevented nearly 9 million symptomatic cases.
Biden Administration to Intensify Test to Treat Efforts
The country's COVID-19 death toll is nearing 1 million.
Deadline for Public Feedback on Updated Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Approaching
The deadline to submit comments is April 11.
Drug Overdose Deaths Top 1 Million, Per Bipartisan Congressional Report
Drug overdoses now cost the United States about $1 trillion annually.
Patients Still Prefer In-Person Visits Over Telehealth, Study Shows
Americans want the technology available, but most prefer in-person visits.
Increase in Health Care Professional Use of Mental Health Services During COVID-19
First time outpatient visits for mental health services were sharply increased compared with the period before the pandemic.
Insurer Spending on Ivermectin Increases Despite Lack of Evidence
Spending may have reached $130 million despite a lack of evidence that ivermectin effectively treats COVID-19.
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