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Healthy You! – May 2024 edition

May is a time of transition, as we prepare to welcome summer and take advantage of the longer days to say “Yes” to...

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Healthy You! – May 2024 edition

May is a time of transition, as we prepare to welcome summer and take advantage of the longer days to say “Yes” to...

Biden Plan to Save Medicare Patients Money on Drugs Risks Empty Shelves, Pharmacists Say

Months into a new Biden administration policy intended to lower drug costs for Medicare patients, independent pharmacists say they’re struggling to afford to...

Pursuing Environmental Justice in West Philadelphia

Jerome Shabazz has devoted his career to solving environmental challenges that affect public health and safety. Among his many professional roles, he serves...

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Healthy You! – May 2024 edition

May is a time of transition, as we prepare to welcome summer and take advantage of the longer days to say “Yes” to...

Biden Plan to Save Medicare Patients Money on Drugs Risks Empty Shelves, Pharmacists Say

Months into a new Biden administration policy intended to lower drug costs for Medicare patients, independent pharmacists say they’re struggling to afford to...

Pursuing Environmental Justice in West Philadelphia

Jerome Shabazz has devoted his career to solving environmental challenges that affect public health and safety. Among his many professional roles, he serves...

Journalists Discuss Abortion Laws, Pollution, and Potential Changes to Obamacare Subsidies

KFF Health News senior fellow and editor-at-large for public health Céline Gounder discussed the consequences of restrictive and unclear abortion laws on CBS’...

What is coinsurance?

Coinsurance is a health plan feature where you and your health plan share the responsibility of your costs. Coinsurance is most common in...

Pregnant and uninsured? Here’s a list of your coverage options

While pregnancy should be a joyous time, if you don’t have insurance, you may be worried about how you’re going to pay for...

Challenges in Conducting Economic Evaluations for Orphan Drugs in Rare Diseases – Healthcare Economist

Why is it so hard to estimate the value of orphan drugs indicated for the treatment of rare diseases? There are a...

California Becomes Latest State To Try Capping Health Care Spending

Bernard J. Wolfson California’s Office of Health Care Affordability faces a herculean task in its plan to slow runaway health care spending. The goal of...

A Post-Pandemic Mental Health Check-In

March 2024 marked four years since the COVID-19 pandemic upended life as we knew it. Non-essential workers stayed home. School buildings closed and...

Medicaid Recipients Struggle To Stay Enrolled

Dan Weissmann Medicaid — the state-federal health insurance program for low-income and disabled Americans — has cut more than 22 million recipients since spring...

Time is money in drug development – Healthcare Economist

Delays in drug approvals cost pharmaceutical firms money. These costs include both lost sales as well as additional cost if clinical trials...

Getting an AED for Our Little League

Nowadays we all have a lot of different roles in our lives. I’m a Marketing Director at Independence Blue Cross (IBX), where I’ve...