Among those with common chronic diseases, 42% said they got diagnosed after enrolling in expanded Medicaid
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New findings about low-income adults with behavioral health conditions, mental health and substance use disorders, suggest importance of continuous coverage
Only 1 in 8 older adults with hearing loss who belong to Medicare HMOs have a hearing aid, despite partial insurance coverage for cost.
While most express confidence in their readiness, fewer have taken key steps to stay safe and healthy in power outages, severe weather or evacuation.
Traditional Medicare spends much more on post-hospital care for people in their 60s than private insurance, but the additional spending doesn’t keep patients from ending up back in the hospital.
It could have remained empty for years. Instead, the former pharmaceutical research campus has found new life as a thriving hub of innovation.