The same approach that helps patients manage powerful blood thinners could help expand access to medication-based addiction treatment.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Complication-related costs for common operations run two to three times higher at some hospitals, which tend to have higher complication rates, too.
Tweaks to tax policy and health laws could pave the way for patients to pay less out of pocket for the care that benefits them most, experts say.
A survey of female physicians suggests a need for better support for mental health conditions and a modernization of state licensing standards.
The ACA appears to have helped those in the justice system receive coverage and treatment for mental health issues and substance use disorders.
As supply problems for the key element loom, a study of a recent shortage suggests patients will be more likely to receive riskier and more expensive tests.