Comment on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Health Literacy
This letter discusses COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and health literacy.
Medicare Advantage Enrollment by Immigration and English Proficiency Status
Medicare Advantage enrollment was higher among immigrants compared with US-born residents, but the highest enrollment was found among immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Predicting Hospitalizations for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
The authors developed an algorithm that uses medical claims to identify patients with chronic kidney disease who are at greatest risk of being hospitalized within 90 days.
Measuring Continuity of Care for Diabetes: Which Visits to Include?
This study examined how inclusion of different provider specialties affected Continuity of Care Index values, year-to-year stability, and association with emergency department visits.
Characteristics of Self-Triaged Emergency Department Visits by Adults With Cancer
Adults with cancer may have difficulty self-assessing the clinical severity of their acute care needs, yet they rarely use a telephone triage line available to them.
Discharge Prescribing and Subsequent Opioid Use After Traumatic Musculoskeletal Injury
The authors use surgical resident assignment as an instrumental variable for discharge opioid prescribing and estimate the impact of discharge opioid supply on subsequent use.
Varied Use of Step Therapy Among Medicare Advantage Plans
The frequency with which 7 of the largest Medicare Advantage plans impose step therapy protocols in their Part B drug coverage decisions varies substantially.
Comparison of Primary Payer in Cancer Registry and Discharge Data
Enrollment in managed care among Medicaid enrollees presents challenges to classifying Medicaid coverage in cancer registries.
What Matters to Me: An Equity Lens on Patient Experience
This commentary explores what matters to patients and their experience through an equity lens, with action points and recommendations given the current health care environment.
Factors Associated With Lung Cancer Risk Factor Documentation
This cross-sectional observational study found several factors associated with whether a patient had sufficient lung cancer risk factor documentation in the electronic health record.
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