The difference between "heart age" and chronological age indicates risk of events like heart attacks and strokes, and could motivate younger patients to improve unhealthy lifestyles.
CMS will test whether providing Medicare Advantage plans with the ability to integrate value-based insurance design increases enrollee satisfaction, improves enrollee clinical outcomes, reduces overall plan expenditures, and results in lower plan bids, thus saving money for Medicare and beneficiaries.
The peak year for avoiding medical care for costs reasons was 2009-2010, just after the recession hit and before the ACA took effect.
Men are opting for preventive breast surgery when diagnosed with unilateral invasive disease, a study published in JAMA Surgery has found.
CMS is making available grant funding for 100 organizations to provide enrollment assistance during the third open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.
NYU researchers find most meals aimed at kids wouldn't meet restrictions on calories, fat, and salt.
Personalized telephone counseling and tailored educational materials can improve colonoscopy rates among at-risk family members of patients with colorectal cancer.
Rolapitant was approved to prevent delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in adult patients.