Health care leaders expect precision medicine data will play an increasingly important role in health care over the next five years—but there are caveats and even moral concerns, according to an NEJM Catalyst survey.
The Congressional Budget Office report offers an unprecedented glimpse at how the GOP's health reform plan could affect providers--underscoring the importance of engaging self-pay patients, managing care for Medicaid patients in a financially sustainable way, and more.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates the House GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would increase the number of U.S. residents without insurance by 24 million by 2026, while reducing federal budget deficits by $337 billion over a 10-year period.
Newly confirmed CMS Administrator Seema Verma will play a key role in Medicare and Medicaid reforms under the Trump administration, major payment policy changes called for under MACRA, and implementing Republican proposals to change the Affordable Care Act.
As alternative payment models that incent value instead of volume become more common, hospitals and health systems are rethinking how they compensate physicians, Dave Barkholz reports for Modern Healthcare.
While most people are familiar with Lyme disease, scientists over the past 50 years have detected several new tick-borne diseases in the United States, including the deadly Powassan virus, Micaeleen Doucleff and Jane Greenhalgh report for NPR's "Goats and Soda."