Healthcare Cost

Contributor: 3 Ways Health Plans Can Leverage Natural Language Processing Technology

December 30th 2020, 1:00pm


The Top 5 Most-Read Pain Management Stories of 2020

December 30th 2020, 11:30am


Dr Peter McAllister Explains the Economic Benefits of Migraine Prevention

December 29th 2020, 2:00pm


Migraine accounts for many billions of dollars in direct and indirect health care costs, said Peter McAllister, MD, a neurologist, board certified headache specialist, and medical director of the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache.

Tomatoes May Offer Novel Cost-effective Source of Levodopa

December 29th 2020, 1:00pm


Tomatoes metabolically engineered to be enriched by the antiparkinsonian drug levodopa may provide a novel, cost-effective source of the drug for patients with Parkinson disease.

The Top 5 Most-Read Oncology Stories of 2020

December 28th 2020, 2:30pm


Our 5 most-read oncology stories and most-watched videos this year highlighted cancer care policy, diversity, and the growing practice of remote cancer care.

Robert Baird, RN, MSA, on Direct Contracting for Smaller Employers

December 28th 2020, 1:30pm


Robert Baird, RN, MSA, president of the National Cancer Treatment Alliance, discusses ways that employers of all sizes can pursue direct contracting with health care providers.

Mixed Benefits Seen Following Sacubitril/Valsartan Use Among Patients With HFrEF

December 27th 2020, 2:00pm


Recent study findings highlight mixed results following use of this medication among Mississippi and Massachusetts Medicaid beneficiaries.

Patients With Atopic Dermatitis Report Broad Array of OOP Expenses Related to Disease

December 26th 2020, 10:30pm


In addition to significant morbidity and impaired health-related quality of life, patients with atopic dermatitis have a significant out-of-pocket (OOP) financial burden related to their disease.

Robert Baird on the Benefits of Direct Contracting for Employers

December 22nd 2020, 9:45pm


Robert Baird, RN, MSA, president of the National Cancer Treatment Alliance, discusses potential issues employers can avoid by direct contracting with providers.

As Reimbursement for Mohs Surgery Increased, So Did Use, Study Finds

December 20th 2020, 2:00pm


The use of Mohs micrographic surgery, which had the highest average Medicare payment from 2012-2017 among a set of 4 skin cancer procedures, has increased by more than 20%.