Care Delivery

The healthcare uninsured rate in the U.S. is rising, but not all cities are seeing the same decline. WalletHub took a look at 548 U.S. cities to compare insurance coverage rates, ranking the highest and lowest cities by uninsured rate.

Walmart wants to make healthcare cheaper and simpler for its associates and their families and is changing up its 2020 medical plan to offer new pilot programs in select markets.

According to a new guideline published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, adults can actually continue consuming both processed meats and red meat––contrary to previous dietary guidelines.

Accountable Care Organizations saved Medicare $1.7 billion in 2018, netting $739 in net savings after bonuses and payment losses were distributed in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

The Affordable Care Act had a profound impact on the uninsured rate of U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a recent study from University of Southern California published in the journal of the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Care.

Trumpcare healthcare plans pop up in online search results for health insurance, but there’s one problem: Trumpcare plans aren’t actually real.

A wrist-worn step tracker is an adequate tool to measure exercise capacity and the health status of patients, replacing a standardized six-minute walking test in a clinical setting, according to new research from Intermountain Healthcare.

CVS Pharmacy has pulled Zantac and other ranitidine products to treat heartburn, including CVS’ own brand, from its shelves following recalls and risks that the products contain probable human carcinogens.

More major companies continue to jump on the problem of healthcare affordability, with the latest pilot launched by Sam’s Club, a membership-only warehouse retailer owned by Walmart.

The number of lung injuries resulting from e-cigarette use, or vaping, has risen to 805, while the number of reported deaths has climbed to 12, the CDC reported Sept. 26. The injuries have been reported from 46 states and 1 U.S. territory, while the deaths have bene confirmed in 10 states.

Insurance premiums are rising at a much faster rate than earnings growth or inflation, according to new data from the annual Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey, outlined in Health Affairs.

Kaiser Permanente has reached a new contract settlement with 80,000 workers based in California, effectively averting a scheduled strike in October.