New reports recommend Medicare consider patients’ education level, income, marital status and other health-affecting circumstances when paying or grading health care providers.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
A higher BMI means a lower chance of a good-quality death, a new study of people with and without obesity finds. That also means higher costs for the Medicare system.
U-M findings from an official Healthy Michigan Plan evaluation show a slice of the ACA’s financial impact on hospitals in the state.
On the heels of a new Final Rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a health care policy researcher explains the impact and implications.
A rollback of Medicaid expansion and collapse of the individual insurance market could threaten strides the country has made in advancing rural health.
A new digital tracking system was behind the decrease — suggesting a potential partial solution that other health systems could adopt to fight the opioid epidemic.