Health care coverage for low-income patients produces fiscal benefits that include lower unpaid debts, fewer bankruptcies and higher credit scores.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
A new drug policy was meant to curb unnecessary opioid prescriptions. Instead, a new study finds, prescriptions after surgery went up.
Technology can enrich the lives of those with low vision but a Michigan Medicine researcher says a policy change might address racial disparities in device use.
One-third of women of reproductive age enrolled in the Michigan expansion reported improved access to birth control and family planning services, a new survey finds.
Making patients’ medication costs more affordable helps ensure compliance, a new review shows. And the investment can avoid costlier care in the future.
Survey respondents cite cost and a condition’s prevalence as the most important factors in determining mandatory tests for infants, researchers find.