When a clinician is given information about a patient’s fatal overdose caused by prescription opioids, they decrease their opioid prescribing.
States that expanded Medicaid saw a 40 percent increase in prescription fills for common diabetes drugs in 2014-2015 according to the study in Health Affairs.
Medicare Part D distinctly lacks a cap on out-of-pocket spending, sending many beneficiaries toward financial hazard.
Only 44 percent saw a physician or other provider within three months of their injury, a critical period for care, national study finds.
Neeraj Sood proposes an approach that saves states money and ensures more access.
Low-income consumers or those who are chronically ill are most at risk.