May 21, 2018

In the News: May 17–24

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This week: The market for genetic tests shows rapid growth; patients’ challenges in accessing their own medical records; and ACOs are evaluating whether to renew their MSSP contracts.

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 May 14, 2018

In the News: May 10–17

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This week: Commercial insurers pay different prices for same services within hospitals; CMS’s new rural health strategy; and Americans are less confident in their ability to pay for health care.

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 May 7, 2018

In the News: May 3–10

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This week: Prevalence of autism continues to grow; HHS proposes yearlong delay of 340B rule on new drug prices; state health system performance varies widely by state

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 April 30, 2018

In the News: Apr 26–May 3

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This week: Obesity prevalence continues to rise among US adults; Humana’s new value-based payment program; and CMS proposes a $1 billion raise for PAC providers

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 April 23, 2018

In the News: Apr 19–26

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This week: Telemedicine continues to thrive despite regulatory hurdles; patients’ growing use of online physician review sites; and health care private equity deals reached $42.6 billion in 2017

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 April 16, 2018

In the News: Apr 12–19

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This week: CMS final rule lets states define essential health benefits; health system expansion may result in patient safety risks; and the FDA approves the first autonomous AI medical device

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 April 9, 2018

In the News: Apr 5–12

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This week: association of neighborhoods with pediatric acute care; treatment costs of antibiotic-resistant infections; and meal-delivery programs and Medicare/Medicaid dual eligible health care utilization

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 April 2, 2018

In the News: Mar 29–Apr 5

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This week: US county differences in infectious disease mortality; a short-term care pilot program for addiction in Baltimore; and strong growth in urgent care center, retail clinic and telehealth claims

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