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Three Big Reasons U.S. Healthcare Spending Outpaces Other High-Income CountriesA new study looks at how U.S. healthcare spending compares to 10 other high-income countries. Here are three of the biggest areas in which U.S. spending is higher.
Anthem Stops Paying for Non-Emergency ED Visits: 4 TakeawaysAnthem’s decision has sparked criticism and concern, but could it reduce healthcare spending? Experts weigh in.
Walgreens-AmerisourceBergen Deal: 3 TakeawaysRetail drug chain giant Walgreens made a takeover approach to drug distributor AmerisourceBergen. Here’s what industry watchers want you to know about it.
How the Flu’s Severity Will Affect Healthcare SpendingThe flu epidemic is taking a toll on the U.S. healthcare system. Here's how health insurers can curtail spending on flu care.
Trump’s impact on ACA enrollment: What you need to knowHow did Trump’s actions in 2017 impact the health insurance marketplace and enrollment numbers? Find out.
New high blood pressure guideline healthcare cost impactFifty percent of Americans have high blood pressure, per new guidelines. Here’s how those guidelines could affect medication utilization and healthcare spending.
Open enrollment: 7 ways Trump’s actions could impact uninsured rateThe key changes the Trump Administration has made that could make it more difficult for consumers to sign up for healthcare coverage.
Trump’s new contraception coverage rules: 4 things to knowThe Trump Administration issued two rules rolling back the federal requirement that employers include birth control coverage in their group health plans. Here’s what you need to know.
Three Orphan Drug Program problems and how the FDA plans to fix themRecently, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the FDA will move to close loopholes in the Orphan Drug Program. Here’s what you need to know.
Three reasons why maternal mortality rates are risingBetween 1990 and 2013, the maternal mortality ratio more than doubled in the United States. Find out what experts say can resolve the issue.