Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What the coronavirus pandemic means for U.S. health insurance

The United States has confirmed more cases of the novel coronavirus than any other country in the world, with infections topping 370,000. The rapid increase in patients is straining hospitals across the nation—and poses ...

Medical economics

Unemployed workers less likely to be uninsured post-ACA

(HealthDay)—Following implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), unemployed workers were less likely to be uninsured, and uninsurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion, according to a report from ...

Health

Lessons from a failed health insurance pilot in Ghana

Among sub-Saharan African countries, Ghana stands out for its high rate of health insurance coverage: About 40 percent of the population has policies available through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). But the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Colorectal cancer screening lowest in adults aged 50 to 54

The prevalence of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is lowest among adults aged 50 to 54 years, according to research published in the March 13 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality ...

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