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Despite insurance coverage, people living in poor neighborhoods have worse surgical outcomes: study

Fierce Healthcare

Patients living in poor neighborhoods are more likely to have worse postsurgical outcomes even if they’ve got insurance coverage, according to a

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Smoking, Insurance Coverage Show Link in Those With Mental Health Disorders, SUD

Pharmacy Times

The objective of the study was to estimate recent trends in cigarette use and health insurance coverage for US adults with and without mental health and SUD.

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Insurance Coverage of FMTs in CDI

Pharmacy Times

Experts comment on insurance coverage as a factor for the broader use of FMTs for the management of CDI.

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Southern states have low insurance coverage, high costs, new report finds

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Southern states have low insurance coverage, high costs, new report finds. agliadkovskaya. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 16:33.

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Insurance Coverage is Lagging in a Golden Age of Obesity Treatment

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Antiobesity medications are considered to be 'vanity drugs' by many private insurers, and the refusal to cover obesity treatment is counterproductive because of obesity's many health consequences.

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STAT+: How digital therapeutics companies are improvising when insurance coverage isn’t guaranteed

STAT

Pear received Food and Drug Administration clearance for its app treating substance use disorders and insomnia but insurers mostly refused to cover the novel treatments. For years, the playbook for many companies that wanted to market digital therapeutics was stupid simple: Sell it like a prescription drug.

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High-rated hospitals still have safety disparities across race, ethnicity and insurance coverage

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Measurable differences in patient safety across race, ethnicities and insurance coverage persist even among hospitals rated at the top of their class, according to a new analysis of Leapfrog Hospit | New findings from a Leapfrog Group and Urban Institute analysis suggest that patient safety disparities are not driven by individual hospitals, but are (..)