Accountable Care Organizations aim to save Medicare system money while improving care, but patients who go out of network for primary appointments may see higher costs.
A $2,000 average potential bill for out-of-network care, and prevalence of out-of-network “surgical assistants,” shows a need for national policy changes, researchers say.
Nearly half of adults in their 50s and early 60s aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford health insurance after they retire, and two-thirds worry about the potential effects of health policy changes.
A new study finds breast cancer patients with an inherited genetic mutation don’t always get treatment that follows guidelines.
Unless Congress closes a loophole in the orphan drug law, new products containing the opioid addiction treatment buprenorphine could be blocked from the market until 2024.
Healthy Michigan Plan enrollees experienced a six-point increase in employment or student status in one year, while employment for all Michiganders stayed the same.