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About half of Americans have low health literacy and struggle to find and use health information, which is associated with negative outcomes, including overall poorer health.
This week, the top stories in managed care included HHS releasing the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, a commentary on the downside of drug coupons, and the World Health Organization called on countries to enact a soda tax.
HHS has issued its final rule on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which reforms the Medicare payment system as part of the shift to value-based care. Here are 5 things to know about the final rule.
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.
What we’re reading, October 14, 2016: Senator Bernie Sanders will speak in support of a California bill that would require the state to pay less for prescription drugs; HHS reaches out to consumers ahead of open enrollment period; and CDC warns that contaminated heart surgery devices could cause severe infections.
Rates of liver cancer have steadily climbed alongside rising rates of obesity and diabetes, leading researchers to investigate links among the conditions.
HHS has finalized the landmark Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which reforms payment for Medicare providers and replaced the sustainable growth rate formula.
More transparency and validation is needed for consumer-based benchmarking methods, such as US News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings, according to a new study.
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