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The main value of the COME HOME model for oncology practices is that it can help reduce hospitalization rates, leading to better quality of life for patients and clinicians, according to Barbara McAneny, MD, chief medical officer of New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants.
The CMS Office of the Actuary released a report projecting the financial and coverage impacts of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives, finding that 13 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 but the federal government would reduce expenditures by $328 billion.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced its choice of Barbara McAneny, MD, to lead as president-elect, making her the first oncologist to take the reins of the nation’s largest physician organization.
The study's lead author said that complications from cardiovascular disease remain an unmet clinical challenge in type 2 diabetes.
The United States just went through a period of low spending growth, and if no one pays attention to it, the country might not be able to figure out what worked to cause this slow growth, said Gail Wilensky, PhD, of Project HOPE.
The CANVAS study’s outcomes were “a positive first step” in proving that canagliflozin can be used for the primary prevention of heart failure in patients with diabetes, but more evidence is needed, according to the study’s lead author, Bruce Neal, MB, ChB, PhD, of the George Institute for Global Health at UNSW Sydney, who presented the findings at the 77th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association’s in San Diego, California.
A new report from CMS has shown that nearly 2 million people who selected an Affordable Care Act health plan on the exchanges did not pay their insurance premium to maintain health coverage just 2 months later.
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