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President Biden’s nominee for the US Department of Health and Human Services secretary position, Xavier Becerra, has long supported a single-payer system, however, experts wonder if that stance will change if he is appointed.
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Renowned medical centers are among the quarter of general hospitals that will lose 1% of Medicare payments for one year because their patients have high rates of bedsores, sepsis and other preventable complications.
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Payments for HIV PrEP medication in the United States totaled more than $2.08 billion in 2018, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study recently published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
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“These findings can inform the perceptions and preferences of SMA patients and their caregivers to stakeholders including regulators, patients, patient advocacy group such as CureSMA, and providers,” researchers wrote.
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“The relatively recent phenomenon of co-existence and clustering of chronic communicable conditions, such as HIV, with highly-prevalent noncommunicable diseases, represents a serious threat for a failure of management of these conditions and increase in their prevalence, further complicated by poor…
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Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.
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“Better understanding of nonclinical factors contributing to treatment decisions and efforts to promote greater equity in diabetes management appear to be needed,” said authors of the study.
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While the $900 billion that lawmakers included for urgent pandemic relief garnered the most attention, significant changes for health care were buried in the other parts of that 5,600-page legislative package.
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According to recent data, 45% of survey respondents are switching from their original Medicare plan to a Medicare Advantage plan in 2021, citing prescription coverage and supplemental benefits as top incentives.
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A CMS initiative to cap insulin prices could improve adherence while reducing out-of-pocket spend for the more than 3 million Medicare beneficiaries who depend on it.
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