News tagged with medical insurance
Johns Hopkins researchers report that hospitals may be reaping enormous income for patients whose hospital stays are complicated by preventable bloodstream infections contracted in their intensive care units.
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University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have developed a website that walks healthcare providers through the challenging transition from the current International Classification of Diseases—ICD-9—to the new ICD-10.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There is significant state by state variation in Title V medical coverage for children with diabetes, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Pediatrics.
Pediatrics May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new article available online in the American Journal of Public Health by two Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty makes a compelling case that end-of-life care issues need to become an integral part o ...
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The increasing proportion of the population that received treatment for a specific medical condition – called "treated disease prevalence"—along with higher spending per treated case accounted for most of the rise in ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The White House is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would shore up one part of President Barack Obama's health care law by siphoning funds from another part.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It is widely accepted that medical insurance helps older adults with chronic health problems to receive better care. But what about young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, a demographic that also tends to have the lowest ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Cash-strapped Americans often skip doses of pricey prescription drugs or take less than was prescribed by their doctor, new research shows.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Medical marijuana legally went on sale Tuesday in pharmacies across the Czech Republic for patients suffering from cancer, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis or psoriasis.
Medications Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The nation's leading group of financial risk analysts says medical claims costs—the biggest driver of insurance premiums—will jump an average 32 percent for individual policies under President Barack Obama's health ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With comprehensive immigration reform a priority for President Obama and gaining bipartisan and public support, there is a need and an opportunity to consider how the millions of undocumented immigrants should be integrated ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A landmark case examining the question of whether physicians can bring a class arbitration against a health insurer who has underpaid them is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, in a brief ...
Other Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Antipsychotic administration in the elderly is associated with an increased risk for cerebrovascular accident, more commonly known as stroke; a new study published in Biological Psychiatry provides additional insight into t ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Map to avoid detours on road to HIV treatment success: Focus on transitions in care may improve outcomes
(Medical Xpress)—Addressing on the challenges that accompany transitions between health care settings could be a key strategy for improving clinical outcomes for people living with HIV, according to researchers from the ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women's issues play a major role in the health of the nation and should be a key consideration for policymakers as they design and set up the new insurance exchanges, according to a report co-authored by policy experts at ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0