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Patients at risk of coverage denial

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital analyzed a national sample of Emergency Department visits between 2011-15 to determine what proportion of them could be denied coverage if commercial insurers across the U.S. adopted ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Number of children not receiving vaccines slightly increased

(HealthDay)—Overall, vaccine coverage for children aged 19 to 35 months remained high and stable from 2013 to 2017; however, a small, but growing number of children received no vaccinations, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Three-quarters of health care workers got flu shot last year

(HealthDay)—Just over three-quarters of health care personnel received a flu vaccine last season, according to research published in the Sept. 28 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and ...

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In 2016, proportion of uninsured Americans down to 10 percent

(HealthDay)—From 2013 to 2016 there was a reduction in uninsurance among Americans from 17 to 10 percent, according to a report published in September by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Urban Institute.

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