When it comes to the political iceberg of drug prices, there is more than meets the eye. Policies that reduce prices but do not lower consumers’ out-of-pocket costs will not address the main challenge facing most Americans.
We present an International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) translation of the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index and show its performance in predicting hospitalizations, mortality, and healthcare-associated costs.
The Medicaid population has significantly higher hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence and mortality rates than patients with private insurance. These data must be considered when policy makers assess providing additional support to Medicaid programs for HCV elimination.
We surveyed biopharmaceutical manufacturers and payers to understand the prevalence and characteristics of value-based payment arrangements, as well as their implementation obstacles and success factors.