News tagged with health affairs

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Specialty drugs may be worth the higher costs

(HealthDay)—Despite high costs, specialty drugs may provide value that balances the price difference compared with traditional drugs, according to research published in the October issue of Health Affairs.

Oct 10, 2014
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Impact of physician payments sunshine act discussed

(HealthDay)—The Physician Payments Sunshine Act is causing concern for manufacturers and providers, as well as physicians, according to a health policy brief published online Oct. 2 in Health Affairs.

Oct 08, 2014
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More young adults getting mental health care under ACA

(HealthDay)—The number of young American adults getting mental health treatment has risen since the rule on dependent coverage went into effect with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, according to ...

Aug 05, 2014
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Senate bill doubles spending on veterans' health

(AP)—Spending on veterans' health care could double in three years under the U.S. Senate's solution to the long waits experienced by thousands seeking medical care at government-run veterans' hospitals and clinics, according ...

Jun 14, 2014
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Obama health care nominee withdraws

President Barack Obama's choice to be the top health official at the embattled Veterans Affairs Department has withdrawn his nomination.

Jun 06, 2014
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Health Affairs

Health Affairs is a peer-reviewed health care policy academic journal founded in 1981. The journal has 10,000 domestic and international subscribers and is highly influential in the field; the Washington Post has described it as "the bible of health policy". According to the journal's homepage, it "is consulted by 55% of staff members on U.S. congressional committees of jurisdiction in health — ahead of JAMA and the New England Journal of Medicine". Health Affairs is indexed and/or abstracted in PubMed, Medline, EBSCOhost, EBSCO EJS, ProQuest, Lexis-Nexis; Current Contents/Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences; and SwetsWise Online Content.

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