Using AI for health care cost prediction and prevention

Warren Buffett famously called General Motors “a health and benefits company with an auto company attached.” Whether you like or not, if you are a CEO, you are in the health care ...

Medicaid covers nearly 104 million medical visits, but that may soon change

Unable to walk or talk, barely able to see or hear, 5-year-old Maddie Holt waits in her wheelchair for a ride to the hospital. The 27-pound girl is dressed in polka-dot pants and a ...

What’s the State of Healthcare in America in 2018?

Americans pay more for healthcare than people in other countries, but do we get our money’s worth? Healthcare spending accounts for 17.9% of GDP and its on pace to increase to ...

The list of US health care challenges is long

If Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon want to improve the U.S. health care system, here’s a list for starters, according to health care watchers, experts and government statistics: » ...

How critics say drug companies play “games” to stave off generic competitors

Lawmakers are considering a bill to address what President Trump called a top priority in his State of the Union speech: lowering prescription drug prices. Critics say some drug companies ...

To Understand Your Health Insurance Policy, You Must First Learn These 4 Terms

Like every social, political and economic policy in our country; health insurance is complicated. We started with an already complex system. Then Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed, ...

Quicker Generic Drug Approvals Should Mean Lower Drug Prices

A record number of generic drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year. If President Trump has his way, that trend will continue — or even accelerate — in the ...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase join forces to tackle employees’ health

Three giant and influential employers, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, announced Tuesday they were partnering to create an independent company aimed at reining in health-care ...

How Medicare covers mental health

  Let’s hope it never happens but there may come a time in your life when you need mental health care. Your Medicare covers a wide variety of such services in both hospital inpatient ...

Why Healthcare Costs More in the US than Europe

Healthcare in the US famously costs more and delivers less – less coverage per person, fewer people covered – with less to show for it than in Europe. The total of all healthcare ...
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