Drug prices are still rising, with manufacturers hiking up prices at the start of 2020. And the “reluctance” from the Republican party to challenge those rising prices could become a huge liability for the upcoming 2020 election, according to The Hill.
Hospital charges are on their way up, driving up private payments that are already significantly higher than public payments, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. However, the widening gap between private and public payments appears to be slowing down.
UPMC Health Plan, a health plan owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, has launched a new social impact initiative to address social determinants of health and reduce health inequities in underserved communities.
The scientific journal that published guidelines bucking conventions about the associated heart health risks of consuming red meat has issued a correction after it failed to disclose meat industry ties to the research.