Underinsured and never insured adults are more likely than adequately insured adults to report poor/fair health and frequent mental distress.
There is considerable variation in specialty drug coverage across commercial health plans.
This move has allowed for greater use of technology by providing a pathway for physicians to be paid for nonface-to-face patient care activities.
The growing threat of hacking is increasing the number of physicians buying cyber insurance.
A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods and instead supporting allowing patients to reapply immediately for redetermination was adopted.
There are large coverage gaps in short-term health plans that were approved Wednesday by the Trump administration, and are described by critics as "junk insurance."
By understanding three indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.
Star ratings for staffing levels at nearly 1,400 nursing homes across the United States were lowered by Medicare when updated ratings were released on July 25.
Although physicians typically struggle with change, relying on habits created in their practice, learning to change is important in order to improve practices.
In order to achieve universal health coverage, stakeholders must focus on the quality of health services.
Four strategies are presented to help physicians make personal and professional gains.
Insurance companies sometimes underpay doctors the contracted amount for a service or procedure.
Medical institutions and organizations need to ensure there are proactive interventions to transform the workplace in order to address sexual harassment and discrimination.
Coverage rates and access to care are significantly higher in states with Medicaid expansion, compared with non-expansion states.
Embezzlement occurs frequently in medical practices and steps should be taken to prevent it.
Criminals are sending fake US Food and Drug Administration warning letters to people who tried to buy medicines online or over the phone.
Adoption of electronic health records is associated with a reduction in mortality rates in US hospitals.
From 2001 to 2015 there was a decrease in the percentage of health care professionals who are self-employed and a decrease in the earning gap between self-employed and employed health care professionals.
The FDA has released new guidance for drug developers that could potentially lead to the approval of a wider range of nonprescription drug products, allowing patients to "self-treat" some acute conditions and possibly chronic ones as well.
Physician burnout, fatigue, and work-unit safety grades are independently associated with medical errors.
A lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office.
Overlooking women in medicine can have far-reaching consequences.
The AMA House of Delegates has adopted policy to increase the number of people who obtain coverage through the ACA by making marketplace plans more affordable.
A patient experience officer is an increasingly important new role in physician practices.
A peer-based education program can improve the efficiency of electronic health record use.
The AMA calls for inclusive family and medical leave policies to support LGBTQ workers who care for relatives, spouses, and partners.
Use of EHR tools in isolation improves medication reconciliation but does not improve systolic blood pressure among patients with hypertension.
Gottlieb said "The charge to this new task force is to look for holistic solutions to addressing the underlying causes for these [drug] shortages."
Yale Medicine is effectively targeting electronic health record use and functionality as a way to improve physician job satisfaction and reduce burnout.
Cumulative reductions in federal payments to hospitals from 2010 to 2028 are estimated to reach $218.2 billion.
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