News tagged with private insurance
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In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance is approximately 400 percent higher than comparable costs paid by the government in the ...
Medications Jan 05, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 12
(AP) -- Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8
In the fierce national debate over a new federal law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, it's widely assumed that private health insurance can do a better job than the public insurance funded by the U.S. ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Health care costs for hepatitis C patients with end-stage liver disease are nearly 2.5 times higher than those in the early stages, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new national study shows that wealthier Americans and those with private health insurance fare better than others on one important measure of health and this health gap only grows wider as they age.
Health Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The decision by nursing homes whether or not to treat an ill resident on-site or send them to a hospital are often linked to that person's insurance status. A new study out this month shows that on average individuals enrolled ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
While mammography rates have improved among foreign-born women residing in the United States, these women are still less likely to have undergone breast cancer screening than native-born U.S. women.
Cancer Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is more likely to be found in tumors of laryngeal cancer patients who are male and those with private health insurance, according to a new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
Cancer Sep 14, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fast-rising health costs have eaten nearly all the income gains made by a median-income American family of four over the past decade, leaving them with just $95 per month in extra income, after accounting for taxes and price ...
Health Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Alternative funding for health care in Canada will not result in lower costs nor contribute to financial sustainability, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Aug 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients receiving treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) prefer to play a more collaborative role when it comes to making decisions about their medical or surgical care, according to the findings of an August 3rd issue ...
Other Aug 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A wide range of clinical and non-clinical factors can affect whether women go on to have a vaginal delivery after having a caesarean, according to two major reviews published in the August issue of the Journal of Advanced Nu ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Families are increasingly relying on public health insurance plans to provide coverage for their children, a growing trend that researchers say is tied to job losses, coverage changes to private health insurance plans, and ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by Harvard Medical School researchers published today [July 21] in the Annals of Emergency Medicine finds that access to outpatient psychiatric care in the greater Boston area is severely limited, even for pe ...
Health Jul 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Children with public insurance are 22 percent less likely to receive comprehensive primary care than those with private insurance, according to new research from the University of Michigan Medical School.
Health Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0