The American College of Physicians and several other physicians' groups say the House GOP's latest draft amendment to the American Health Care Act "would dramatically increase costs for older individuals, result in millions of people losing their health care coverage, and return to a system that allows for discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions."
Patients who unexpectedly see an out-of-network doctor will have access to arbitration if the issue cannot be resolved informally, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Arizona, and Ohio.
The White House's commitment to paying the cost-sharing reductions appears to maintain "the status quo" of the administration paying for the cost-sharing reductions outside of the congressional spending process.
Physician salaries tend to be higher in rural and lower-cost areas compared with urban and higher-cost areas—but a gender pay gap undercut female physicians' salaries across all surveyed cites and specialties, according to the survey.
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and author of "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead." Now, following the unexpected death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, she has written a new book on facing adversity. Here's her message for those in need.
About six percent of patients who underwent major or minor surgery between 2013 and 2014 and were prescribed opioids continued taking the opioids long-term, according to a study recently published in JAMA Surgery.