Half of Americans struggled to pay medical bills or delayed treatmentDecember 16th 2021
Many Americans have postponed or gone without some medical services in the past year, a KFF poll found. Members of minority groups and those with lower incomes are more likely to have trouble with medical bills.
Health groups lobby Congress on telehealth accessDecember 13th 2021
More than a dozen organizations are urging lawmakers to permanently protect access to telehealth services. The government has eased restrictions but the waivers are only in place during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Seniors are getting more help at home after hospitalization, but what are the costs?December 5th 2021
As more payers shift seniors from in-patient facilities and back toward their homes, more patients need assistance, a new study shows. The burden on patients and families isn’t fully understood.
More Than 200 Hospitals Take Part In Nationwide Project To Reduce Maternal MortalityNovember 9th 2021
The hospitals are participating in a federal effort to collect and study the health data of women and babies. The hope is to reduce disparities in outcomes among racial and ethnic groups.
Give American Seniors the Option to Choose Home After a Hospital DischargeOctober 27th 2021
Healthcare needs to adapt so Medicare beneficiaries can select the care setting that’s most appropriate for their health, safety and quality of life when they require care after a hospitalization.