In medicine, one size does not fit all for treatment — so why should one size fit all for cost-sharing? Value-based insurance design (V-BID) offers an alternative, and it’s catching on.
A study on Medicaid expansion shows a whopping 50 percent drop in uninsured hospital stays in expansion states. But hospitals in non-expansion states are finding little relief.
Mothers on Medicaid in some states can now get IUDs or contraceptive implants right after childbirth, but this option comes with challenges for hospitals.
A study finds that cancer patients who have paid sick leave face a smaller financial burden and are more likely to keep their jobs.