Some Republican policymakers are speaking out against the Trump administration's argument that a federal court should strike the Affordable Care Act's protections for individuals with pre-existing medical conditions in a lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality.
Some experts have speculated that there will be less transparency concerning ED billing if Envision becomes a private company, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Kansas, and Tennessee.
Care delivery is shifting away from high-intensity settings and toward low-intensity settings, but "not all such efforts" to move patients toward the lowest-intensity setting "may serve patients well," write Dhruv Khullar and Austin Frakt, who were among the authors of a recent study on the subject, for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
New Hampshire has the highest average annual salary for physicians and surgeons at $275,050, while Nebraska has the lowest, averaging $167,230 a year, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A team of scientists routinely ventures to the frigid edge of the earth in search of compounds that could be key to developing new medicines—particularly those that could help fight the prospect of an "antibiotic winter," Kea Krause writes for The Atlantic.