Benzodiazepine prescribing is most intense in the South and in economically disadvantaged counties. It’s also more common among older male primary care physicians.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Health care coverage for low-income patients produces fiscal benefits that include lower unpaid debts, fewer bankruptcies and higher credit scores.
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.