Health Care Policy

Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers Expose Individuals to Long-Term Care Insurance Denial

Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers Expose Individuals to Long-Term Care Insurance Denial

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Approximately 5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer disease or dementia.

More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 vs 2016

More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 vs 2016

From 2016 to 2017, there was an increase in the number of uninsured non-elderly Americans.

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage

Medicaid expansion was associated with gains in insurance among low-income adults with substance use disorders, but corresponding treatment gains were not seen.

Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults

Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults report continued problems affording care despite coverage gains offered by the Affordable Care Act.

Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees

Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees

Medicaid work requirements will only impact a small proportion of persons and may only generate minimal savings.

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant

A lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office.

White House Unveils Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

White House Unveils Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

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Proposals to lower prescription drug prices have been announced by President Trump.

Evaluating Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings: Is It Worth It?

Evaluating Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings: Is It Worth It?

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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are increasingly taking responsibility for health care management, record-keeping, and payment.

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